Midwest Clinic Attendee Resources

Thank you for stopping by the NAfME booth at the 2019 Midwest Clinic! Below are some resources we’d like to share as you head into 2020.

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2014 Music Standards

The 2014 Music Standards are all about Music Literacy. The standards emphasize conceptual understanding in areas that reflect the actual processes in which musicians engage: Creating, Performing, and Responding.

Opportunity to Learn Standards

What curriculum and scheduling, staffing, materials and equipment, and facilities are needed to support the music standards?

Workbooks for Building and Evaluating
Effective Music Education Programs

These workbooks are designed to help you improve your music education program and advocate for appropriate evaluation of your teaching as a music educator. 

  • Workbook for General Music
  • Workbook for Ensembles

Advocacy Resources

These documents address how public education is governed so you can strategize methods to accomplish advocacy goals.

Federal Funding Resources

There is federal money available to support students’ access to music education. Title IV-A block grants provide the most readily available funding opportunities.


It is a music teacher’s responsibility ensure all aspects of their program’s activities comply with copyright law. These resources provide details on relevant copyright issues.