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“Together, We Are NAfME!”—A Back-to-School Message from NAfME President Scott R. Sheehan

“Together, We Are NAfME!” A Back-to-School Message from NAfME President Scott R. Sheehan NAfME President Scott R. Sheehan welcomes music educators to the new school year with a message about…

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Believe in the Power of Great Teachers

Believe in the Power of Great Teachers By NAfME Immediate Past President Mackie V. Spradley This article was first published in the March 2022 issue of Music Educators Journal. In…

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CMA Foundation and NAfME Announce Three 2022 State Advocacy Award Grant Winners

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Jazzmone Sutton JazzmoneS@nafme.org or 571-323-5916 CMA Foundation and NAfME Announce Three 2022 State Advocacy Award Grant Winners RESTON, VA (July 15, 2022) — In collaboration with…

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Excellence in Advocacy Award

Georgia Music Educators Association Recognized with 2022 Excellence in Advocacy Award

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Catherina Hurlburt CatherinaH@nafme.org or 703-860-4000 Georgia Music Educators Association Recognized with 2022 Excellence in Advocacy Award RESTON, VA (July 14, 2022)—The National Association for Music Education…

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NAfME Members Named CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence

22 NAfME Members Named 2022 CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence On May 3, NAfME corporate member CMA Foundation honored 30 music educators during Teacher Appreciation Week with the 2022…

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The Heartbreaking Truth about Education: Why and How Will We Survive?

The Heartbreaking Truth about Education Why and How Will We Survive? By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl with Ken Buck “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking…

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March 2022 Marks the 37th Music In Our Schools Month®

For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt at NAfME catherinah@nafme.org or (703) 860-4000 March 2022 Marks the 37th Music In Our Schools Month® This Year’s MIOSM® Theme Continues with “Music: The…

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Best Communities for Music Education Designation a Lifeline for Music Programs during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Best Communities for Music Education Designation a Lifeline for Music Programs during the COVID-19 Pandemic By Claire Kreger-Boaz, sponsored by The NAMM Foundation Adapted from, “Best Communities for Music Education…

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Full Time Equivalency and Its Place in a Post-Pandemic World

Full Time Equivalency and Its Place in a Post-Pandemic World  What Is FTE? By NAfME Member William Brandt  Full Time Equivalency, or FTE as we know it, is a system…

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CMA Foundation and NAfME Announce Three 2021 State Advocacy Award Grant Winners

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Tooshar Swain ToosharS@nafme.org or 571-323-5796 CMA Foundation and NAfME Announce Three 2021 State Advocacy Award Grant Winners RESTON, VA (September 8, 2021) — In collaboration with…

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