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 NAfME Music Program Leaders Forum

Presented in partnership with the

January 24-25, 2024,
in Anaheim, CA, at


This forum will provide relevant professional development for music program leaders and district arts coordinators working in the K–12 school setting, aimed at establishing and growing networks of collegial support for those in the profession.

Through our partnership with NAMM, your NAfME Music Program Leaders Forum registration includes a complimentary one-year individual NAMM membership, providing an all-access pass to thousands of innovative brands, sessions, and performances at the global event. The 2024 NAMM Show also offers the opportunity to expand music learning opportunities through its Music Education Days, GenNext, Nonprofit Management Institute, and other educational programs curated for administrators, educators, and students.

Forum session and topics will include:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Music Education
  • Arts Education Internships: Positive Vibes about Teaching
  • Courageous Spaces for Equity – Music Education for All
  • Endless Possibilities: Connecting Composition and Performance through Music Technology
  • Leading with Care: Prioritizing the Health and Wellness of Music Educators
  • Personalized Learning in Music Education to Hear and See All Students
Additional Topics:
  • National Music Education Initiatives with Amanda Karhuse, NAfME Assistant Executive Director, Advocacy and Public Policy
  • NAfME Resources and Current Initiatives with Scott R. Sheehan, NAfME National President
  • Resources for Music Leaders with Dr. James Weaver, NFHS Director of Performing Arts and Sports
  • Roundtable Discussions
  • Time for Networking!

Please visit full schedule of event.


Register for the Music Program Leaders Forum. To access NAfME member pricing, login using the same credentials as your NAfME member profile.

Registration Deadline: December 14 at 11:59pm ET

Registration Rate: NAfME member: $250, Non-member $350

Registration for the Music Program Leaders Forum also includes a one-year NAMM membership as well as a NAMM Show badge (a $150 value). Further information about your NAMM Show attendance will follow after you register for the NAfME Music Program Leaders Forum.

Hotel nights are limited and filling up quickly; please refer to details on the registration site before registering for the forum.

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Start Date

January 24, 2024

End Date

January 25, 2024

Event Category

  • In Person

Teaching Levels

  • Administrator/Supervisor
  • PreK-12

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