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FEATURES AND NEWS

Communication, Collaboration and Discipline: Music Educator Award™ Finalist Henry Miller

Communication, Collaboration and Discipline Music Educator Award™ Finalist Henry Miller   The GRAMMY Foundation® and The Recording Academy® have just chosen 10 finalists for the 2017 Music Educator Award™. The award was established to recognize current educators (kindergarten through college, public and private schools) who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in schools. Nine out of the ten finalists are NAfME members, as was last year’s ultimate winner, Phillip Riggs…

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NAfME Opposes Rescinding of Transgender Guidelines for Schools

  National Association for Music Education Opposes Rescinding of Transgender Guidelines for Schools   The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) strongly opposes the Trump Administration’s rescinding of Title IX guidelines regarding transgender students, which were issued last year by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). NAfME’s mission is to advance music education by promoting the understanding and making of music by all. We believe that removing these guidelines impedes that mission by potentially making it more difficult for transgender students to receive…

NAfME Member Urges Music Educators to Think Globally

NAfME Member Urges Music Educators to Think Globally Member Spotlight: Melissa Morris This article originally appeared in the January 2017 Teaching Music. World drumming advocate and NAfME member Melissa Morris believes that music plays myriad roles for her students. She built a Drum Circle Facilitation Team and World Percussion Ensemble program for beginners and advanced performers at New York’s College of Staten Island High School for International Studies. “My students learned to play on percussion instruments from around the world, learning the art of Drum Circle Facilitation, which helped them to build the…

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