NAfME Orchestrates Success for Music Education Majors

Saint Mary’s orchestrates opportunities for music education majors By Martha Reilly This article first appeared in The Observer, the student newspaper of Notre Dame and St. Mary’s. Saint Mary’s membership…

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Student Teaching … Just the Basics

 Are you nervous about student teaching? Here are some survival tips from NAfME member Christine Nowmos: Be Prepared: Define your objectives for each class. Know your lesson plan and what you…

7 Job-Hunting Tips

Are you about to graduate? Here are some job-hunting tips and suggestions from NAfME member Alicia Mueller.   1. Resume and/or Portfolio Maintain an updated resume/portfolio emphasizing your strong points and…

Four Questions for New Teachers

  Remarks to Michigan State University NAfME Collegiate Members   By Nancy Flanagan  As first appeared in Education Week’s Teacher in a Strange Land Blog on September 21, 2015. Reprinted…

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Taking Action for Music Education

Taking Action for Music Education By Landon Wynne   The Problem How often do we all hear about how broken our education system is, or how music programs are in…

You Can Mix Music and Politics

NAfME Hill Day 2015 Recap   Last week, the National Association for Music Education capped off its annual Hill Day event, with more than 200 music education advocates (including 47…

Embracing and Mentoring the New Music Educator

By: Mary Correia   As a newly retired teacher of thirty-five years, and having had more than a hundred student teachers during my career, I am passionate about ensuring effective…

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Music College and Career Resources

  The following  is simply an offering of options and opportunities for your reviewas you consider college and career! Do you see yourself playing onstage and sharing your moving experiences through…