Collegiate Advocacy Summit

NAfME Collegiate Advocacy Summit

June 22-24, 2016

Don’t miss this opportunity to join us in Washington DC next June, to gain access to mentoring and professional development that will empower you to be the advocate you need to be, for yourself, and for your students. Come with us to Capitol Hill as we meet with staff and members of Congress to talk about our next steps in this new era for music education.

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2016 NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference

2016 NAfME Music Research and Teacher Education National Conference

March 17-19, 2016

The biennial Conference is designed for higher education and research communities to share what they know and review the latest developments in music techniques and trends shaping the future of the profession.  The event attracts the highest quality of presenters on a wide variety of important current and emerging issues. It is an opportunity to encounter new, original, and high-quality research and pedagogical innovations that advance music education.

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Up Next in 2016, New Hampshire!

As we move on from Iowa and continue into primary season, today, New Hampshire voters will be participating in what is known as a “semi-closed” primary. Although not as complicated as Iowa’s caucus system, New Hampshire’s “semi-closed” primary entail that registered members of each party can vote in their respective primaries, but so can registered independents. This means anyone who is registered “undeclared” in New Hampshire can affiliate with a party at the polling location, and then vote in the primary.  In the latest polls, Businessman Donald Trump continues to lead the polls…

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President Obama Releases Final His Final Budget

President Barack Obama has unveiled his final White House budget on Tuesday, February 9, laying his spending priorities for the upcoming fiscal year (FY 2017), which begins on October 1st, 2016. Overall, President Obama’s budget once again strongly emphasizes on domestic programs, including $1 billion to research cures for cancer, Medicaid expansion, and a plan for building 21st century clean energy systems. However, many analysts have deemed this budget to be “dead before arrival,” due to 2016 not only being President Obama’s last year in office, but also being an election year where…

GOP Debate Before New Hampshire!

Tonight, Republicans will host a debate prior to the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, February 9. The debate will air at 8:00 PM EST on ABC and will take place at St. Anselm College’s Institute of Politics, in Manchester, New Hampshire. It will also be streamed on “World News Tonight” anchor, David Muir, and Chief Global Affairs Correspondent, Martha Raddatz, will be moderating the debate.  Republican candidates participating in the debate will include: Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush Retired Neurosurgeon Ben Carson New Jersey Governor Chris Christie U.S. Senator…