String Teacher Encourages Diversity

String Teacher Encourages Diversity Member Spotlight: Taniesha Hines   This article originally appeared in the October 2016 Teaching Music. NAfME member Taniesha Hines wrote a blog post called “Colorless Teaching: A…

Building Empathy in the Music Classroom

Diversity and Inclusion: Building Empathy in the Music Classroom By NAfME member Manju Durairaj   Change is the ever constant. The field of education is evolving rapidly to accommodate the…

The ABCs of Creating the LGBTQ-Friendly Classroom

The ABCs of Creating the LGBTQ-Friendly Classroom   By NAfME Member Stephen A. Paparo, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Music EducationUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst   Do you know your ABC’s when it…

Georgia Governor Deal Vetoes HB 757

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal (R) has vetoed HB 757. The “Free Exercise Protection Act,” which originally passed in the State House and Senate on March 16, is a Georgia state…