professional development

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How to Keep Music in Our Schools

How to Keep Music in Our Schools By NAfME Member Ashley Cuthbertson  This article first appeared on the A. Cuthbertson Consulting blog. Listen to this blog post by clicking the…

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NAfME Endorses the Reimagining Inclusive Arts Education Act

NAfME Endorses the Reimagining Inclusive Arts Education Act By Zachary Keita, NAfME Advocacy and Public Policy Communications Manager The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is dedicated to ensuring access…

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DCMEA Conference

Washington DC Music Education Association (an organization under the umbrella of the National Association for Music Education), strives to advance and advocate for music education and music professional development across…

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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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Learn from My Mistakes

10 Things I Wish I Knew as a New Teacher By NAfME Member Erika Wahlers Dear new, motivated, excited, and eager teacher, Learn from my mistakes. Like every other part…

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

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Catherina Hurlburt catherinah@nafme.org or 571-323-3395  National Association for Music Education Awards Three Collegiate Members and Five Institutions’ Collegiate Chapters for Excellence and Achievement RESTON, VA (July…

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Leading by Example: Making Key Changes in Your Career

Leading by Example Making Key Changes in Your Career By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “There comes a time in your life when you focus solely on what you…

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

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Jazzmone Sutton JazzmoneS@nafme.org or 703-860-4000  National Association for Music Education Awards Four Collegiate Members and Seven Institutions’ Collegiate Chapters for Excellence and Achievement RESTON, VA (July…

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From One End to the Next: Will We Be Ready?

From One End to the Next Will We Be Ready? By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “Don’t wait until you are ready to take action. Instead, take action, to…

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