Everyday Advocacy

Everyday Advocacy Have a Plan and a Purpose   By Scott Sheehan, NAfME Eastern Division Immediate Past-President   “In every successful business there is one budget line that never gets…

Budget, Tax Reform, & Reconciliation?

The budgetary cycle for FY 2018 has traveled a difficult and confusing path, but on Thursday, October 26, after a close vote of 216-212, the House of Representatives adopted the…

Advocacy

Music Education Advocacy at the Local Level

One Person Can Make a Big Difference Music Education Advocacy at the Local Level By Andrew S. Berman This article originally appeared in the October 2017 Teaching Music. Nicole Worzel successfully advocated…

A Recruiter of Excellence: Member Spotlight

A Recruiter of Excellence Member Spotlight: Vanessa Bliley By Lisa Ferber This article originally appeared in the October 2017 Teaching Music. Vanessa Bliley started playing oboe in her freshman year of high…

A Collegiate Advocate: Member Spotlight

A Collegiate Advocate Member Spotlight: Lauren B. Lewis By Joanne Sydney Lessner This article originally appeared in the October 2017 Teaching Music. Lauren B. Lewis, a music education and applied clarinet major…

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ESSA and Copyright

The music community most closely associates the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015, or ESSA, as the first piece of federal legislation to enumerate music as part of a “Well-Rounded…