2015 National In-Service Conference

2015 National In-Service Conference

October 25-28, 2015

It's our last year in Music City and we're out to make it our best yet! Join us, one last time in Naf-ville, for more than 300 innovative professional development sessions, nightly entertainment, extraordinary performances from across the country, a wild time at the Give a Note Extravaganza, and tons of networking and in-depth learning.

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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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Social Media for Teachers

How To Use Social Media: Guides, Resources, and Ideas for Teachers Use these resources to help you navigate Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.       Twitter The Teacher’s Guide to Twitter via Edudemic: This is a great guide from Edudemic for all teachers — both the experienced tweeters and those new to the platform. You’ll find everything you need to know about using Twitter in the classroom, including a list of useful education hashtags, search strategies, and ideas for the classroom. Also check out these resources: “Dipping Into Social Media in…

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Senate ESEA Amendment Tracker

Updated (4/16): ESEA/NCLB clears Senate HELP Committee markup unanimously to a 22-0 vote; 57 amendments were considered, with 29 amendments adopted. The Senate HELP Committee’s markup of the “Every Child Achieves Act of 2015” is now underway. Markup amendment votes have started as of last night (4/14), and deliberations will likely continue through the rest of today, at a minimum. Nearly 90 amendments have been filed, for consideration. Below, we have highlighted some of the most interesting and relevant to our cause: • ALEXANDER, (R-TN): Amendment would permit states to…

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