Guitar Program Advocacy

Guitar Program AdvocacyInterview with Three New Jersey Guitar Program Directors By Thomas J. Amoriello Jr. NAfME Member and NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair-Elect During the last few years, the…

Congressional Leaders Reach Two Year Budget Deal

Update (2/9/2018): After shutting down for five and a half hours, Congress passed their budget agreement early Friday morning.  The agreement not only lifts the sequester caps, as mentioned below,…

Advocacy and Littles

Advocacy and Littles: A Look Back at the 2017 NAfME National Conference By NAfME Member Elisabeth H. DeRichmond The original article first appeared on Elisabeth DeRichmond’s blog Musikation. Today, I…

Mariachi Huenachi on Capitol Hill

  Mariachi Huenachi on Capitol Hill The month of October is National Hispanic Heritage Month. Mariachi Huenachi from Wenatchee High School was invited to perform in Washington, D.C., for the…

NAfME’s Legislative Holiday Wish List

The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) wishes to address a number of items under consideration in the United States Congress that could impact education policy and music education across…

Advocacy Webinar – ESSA at the Local Level

  Register for our Quarterly Advocacy Webinar taking place August 8, 2018, at 7:00 PM (EDT)!   Join NAfME’s public policy team on Tuesday, December 5th, at 7:00 PM for our Quarterly…

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…