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Louisiana, Ohio, and Vermont Music Educators Associations Receive 2021 Excellence in Advocacy Awards

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Catherina Hurlburt CatherinaH@nafme.org or 703-860-4000 Louisiana, Ohio, and Vermont Music Educators Associations Receive 2021 Excellence in Advocacy Awards RESTON, VA (August 30, 2021)—The National Association for…

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Dr. Miguel Cardona: “We Are Underestimating the Power of Music and the Arts”

Dr. Miguel Cardona: “We Are Underestimating the Power of Music and the Arts” With just a few months on the job, the U.S. Secretary of Education is already putting music…

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NAfME Awards Five Collegiate Members and Seven Institutions’ Collegiate Chapters for Excellence and Achievement

  For Immediate Release Media Contact: Catherina Hurlburt CatherinaH@nafme.org or 703-860-4000  National Association for Music Education Awards Five Collegiate Members and Seven Institutions’ Collegiate Chapters for Excellence and Achievement RESTON, VA…

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Now Is the Time! Music Education “Challenges” Core Curricula for First Chair

Now Is the Time! Music Education “Challenges” Core Curricula for First Chair By NAfME Members Lori Schwartz Reichl and Andrew B. Spang “If they don’t give you a seat at…

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March 2021 Marks the 36th Music In Our Schools Month®

For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt at NAfME catherinah@nafme.org or (703) 860-4000 March 2021 Marks the 36th Music In Our Schools Month® This Year’s MIOSM® Theme Is “Music. The Sound…

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NAfME Public Policy Wish List

NAfME Public Policy Wish List As we look forward to 2021, NAfME’s federal public policy wish list details legislative and administrative actions that would benefit music education in the coming…

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A Letter of Admiration from the CMA Foundation

A Letter of Admiration from the CMA Foundation By Tiffany Kerns, CMA Foundation Executive Director, sponsored by the CMA Foundation   Dear music teachers, It is safe to say that…

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A Message from NAfME Leadership for Fall 2020

NAfME President Mackie Spradley’s Back to School Message for NAfME Members (video) We Will Get Through This – Together! Dear Music Educators, Our profession is facing unprecedented challenges. The only…

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Wisconsin Music Educators Association Receives 2020 Excellence in Advocacy Award

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Catherina Hurlburt CatherinaH@nafme.org or 571-323-3395 Wisconsin Music Educators Association Receives 2020 Excellence in Advocacy Award   RESTON, VA (August 13, 2020)—The National Association for Music Education…

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CMA Foundation and NAfME Announce 2020 State Advocacy Award Grant Winners

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Catherina Hurlburt CatherinaH@nafme.org or 571-323-3396 CMA Foundation and NAfME Announce 2020 State Advocacy Award Grant Winners RESTON, VA (July 20, 2020) — In collaboration with…

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