Professional development

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Professional Learning Communities

Professional Learning Communities To attend or not to attend, that is the question. By LaSaundra Booth, NAfME Professional Development Content Manager; Chair-Elect for NAfME Council for Orchestral Education This article…

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Planning for the Inevitable

Planning for the Inevitable Navigating Challenges in and out of the Classroom By Amy Kraft and NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “The tests we face in life’s journey are…

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What Tips for Mentors/Mentees Have Proven Useful in Your Experience?

What Tips for Mentors/Mentees Have Proven Useful in Your Experience? Six Music Educators Share Tips This article first appeared in the April 2023 issue of Teaching Music. John Combs, Montana…

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An Approach to Start Building Support for Your Musical Initiative

An Approach to Start Building Support for Your Musical Initiative By Harish Nayak, sponsored by Eastman School of Music As educators, we might come upon opportunities to expand on or…

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UF Music Education Grad Becomes a Published Composer

UF Music Education Grad Becomes a Published Composer Sponsored by University of Florida, Online Master of Music in Music Education When Cooper Ford, a music teacher at North Brunswick Township…

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NAfME Collegiate Chat: “Becoming a Music Teacher: Making the Transition!”

  Please join NAfME Collegiate Advisory Council Northwest Division Representative Lori Gray and Western Division Representative Jared Rawlings, with NAfME Collegiate Advisory Council Chair Susan Smith for the March Collegiate…

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Learn How Two Established GPG Music Composers Got Started

The Process of Becoming a Composer Learn How Two Established GPG Music Composers Got Started Sponsored by GPG Music We recently sat down with two of the dozens of composers…

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The Meaning of Mentorship 

The Meaning of Mentorship  By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl This article first appeared in the August 2021 issue of Teaching Music. “The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not…

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