Teacher Retention

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Music Program Leaders Colloquium: 2024 Music Program Leaders Forum Recap

Presenters: Annamarie Bollino, Latasha Casterlow-Lalla, Amanda Karhuse, James Weaver The NAfME Council of Music Program Leaders (NCMPL) continues the school year with the first event in the 2024 Colloquium series. The…

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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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An Evolution in Education

An Evolution in Education Supporting Our Administrators May Be the Key Change Needed By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “Everyone needs help from everyone.” — Beroitt Brecht In April…

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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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