Happy Thanksgiving, Newbies!

Happy Thanksgiving, Newbies! By NAfME Member Paul K. Fox This article first appeared on Paul Fox’s blog here. “I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for…

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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…

Body Language and Interviewing for a Job

Body Language & Interviewing for a Job More Sources to Prep You to Make a Good Impression at Employment Screenings By NAfME Member Paul K. Fox  This article first appeared on…

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…

Dress for Success at Teacher Interviews

Dress for Success at Teacher Interviews Tips for Modeling the “Proficient Professional” Look By NAfME Member Paul Fox  This article first appeared on Paul Fox’s blog here  “Make no mistake —…

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Advice for First-Year Teachers

  Advice for First-Year Teachers  Experienced Teachers Share Wisdom with New Teachers   By NAfME Member Kevin Lynch   A colony of fruit flies and an oven left on overnight…