Solutions Music Group Standards Boot Camp

Solutions Music Group Standards Boot Camp

March 7th, 2015

Join us for an enlightening professional learning experience at the 2015 Standards Boot Camp, March 7!

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2015 Collegiate Advocacy Summit

2015 Collegiate Advocacy Summit

June 24, 2015 – June 26, 2015

Join us for an unforgettable experience at the 2015 NAfME Collegiate Advocacy Summit, June 24-26! Share your passion for music education with the nation's leaders at our annual lobbying day on Capitol Hill. Take part in additional leadership and advocacy training tailored especially for Collegiate members.

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Celebrating MIOSM in the Classroom: A Music Teacher’s Perspective

My first experience with Music In Our Schools Month was as a new music teacher way back in 1992.  As a beginning teacher fresh out of Hastings College, I loved that my third-quarter concert was so easy to put together, thanks to the work that MENC (Music Educators National Conference, now NAfME) had done for us. Learning the songs and taking part in the “World’s Largest Concert” were activities my students and I enjoyed.  It was something new to all of us, and being able to sing the same songs…

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Calling All Collegiate NAfME Members: We Want YOU!

Did you miss the March 3 TWITTER CHAT? Follow @NAfME and #nafmehd15 for lots of great details from last year and this year! The 2014 Collegiate Advocacy Summit was an incredible event, filled with engaged—and engaging!—music education majors. Our next teachers and leaders for music education advocacy. Fifty students from Central Washington University, Michigan State University, Shenandoah University, James Madison University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Berklee College of Music, University of Alabama, and many more schools converged on Capitol Hill to join their state MEA leaders to advocate for music…

Sen. Mikulski Announces Retirement

Earlier this morning, Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), announced her retirement from Congress, after 5 terms in office.  Mikulski, 78, was the first woman to chair the Senate Appropriations Committee, and has served in Congress longer than any woman in history. The Maryland native first started her career in public service as an elected official on the Baltimore City Council, where she spent five years prior to being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1977.  After serving the House for 10 years, she was then elected to the Senate…

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