Recruitment

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Recruiting and Retaining Hispanic and Latino/a/x Music Educators

Recruiting and Retaining Hispanic and Latino/a/x Music Educators: A Literature Review By NAfME Member Ruben James Alcala This article first appeared in the OnlineFirst articles of Update: Applications of Research…

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New Report on Music Educator Recruitment and Retention by NAfME Provides a Blueprint for Strengthening the Music Teacher Profession

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Catherina Hurlburt CatherinaH@nafme.org or 703-860-4000 New Report on Music Educator Recruitment and Retention by the National Association for Music Education Provides a Blueprint for Strengthening the…

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An Educational Epidemic

An Educational Epidemic The Elephant in the Classroom By Ken Buck and NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “Teachers don’t leave because it’s hard. . . They leave because the…

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National Association for Music Education Endorses Bill to Support Educator Mental Health

National Association for Music Education is proud to endorse the Supporting the Mental Health of Educators and Staff Act (H.R. 744). Introduced by Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01),…

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NAfME Endorses Federal Legislation to Support Teacher Recruitment & Retention

NAfME Endorses Federal Legislation to Support Teacher Recruitment & Retention By Zachary Keita, NAfME Advocacy and Public Policy Communications Manager Updated April 17, 2023 Introduction The teacher retention issue is…

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Educating in the Music Classroom through Service-Learning

Educating in the Music Classroom through Service-Learning By NAfME Member Jan Scott Presenting Educating in the Music Classroom through Service-Learning at the “NAfME is ME!” 2022 NAfME National Conference in…

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What Can You Do with a Music Education Degree?

What Can You Do with a Music Education Degree? Sponsored by NAfME Corporate Member Kent State University This blog first appeared on the Kent State Online blog. Kent State University…

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Recruiting and Maintaining a Diversified Teacher Workforce

Closing Opportunity Gaps to Student Access to Well-Prepared Teachers Our nation is currently facing a teacher shortage. Across the country educators are leaving the profession at an alarming rate. Experienced…

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Strategies for Navigating the Music Education Major for Incoming and Transfer Students

Strategies for Navigating the Music Education Major for Incoming and Transfer Students By Phillip D. Payne, Natalie Steel Royston, Adrian D. Barnes, and Kate M. Bertelli-Wilinski This article is adapted…

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