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Changes to Subscriber Accounts on SMTE.us Website

Monday, April 14th, 2014
ATTENTION TO ALL SITE USERS: In preparation for some upcoming changes on the site, we are changing the way subscriber accounts are used. As part of this process, all past subscriber accounts have been closed and deleted as of 1:00am EDT April 14, 2014. We encourage you to create a new account on this site. For registering a new account, visit the Log In page and click Register. You will be asked to create a user name and enter some information including a valid email address.
New subscriber accounts will have access to some great features in the near future:
  • Receive email updates about SMTE events and activities
  • Add one or more Areas of Strategic Planning and Action (ASPAs) to your user profile
  • Communicate with other members
  • Access event registration and proposal submission
Thank you for your interest in music teacher education and SMTE. We hope you will continue to be involved by visiting this site with your new account.

SMTE Announces Dates for the 2015 Symposium

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

The 2015 Symposium on Music Teacher Education will be held on the campus of the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Thursday through Saturday, September 17-19, 2015. Please check the Symposium page at smte.us/2015 as more details are announced in the coming months.

NAfME 2014 Research and Music Teacher Education Conference a Success

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Over 600 attendees came together for three days in St. Louis, MO for the 2014 NAfME Research and Music Teacher Education Conference. Click here for pictures and news from the event. We hope to see you in 2016 in Atlanta, GA, March 17-19.

Now Open: 2014 NAfME Music Research & Teacher Education National Conference

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

The 2014 NAfME Music Research & Teacher Education National Conference is now underway in St. Louis, Missouri.  This event brings together researchers and leaders from NAfME groups that include the Society for Research in Music Education (SRME), the Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE), and the Council of Music Program Leaders (CMPL). Visit the NAfME conference site at http://research2014.nafme.org for full details during the conference, including schedule, registration, and hotel information. Attendees can also use the official conference web app at: http://eventmobi.com/research2014/

2014 NAfME Music Research & Teacher Education National Conference Schedule

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
April 10, 2014toApril 12, 2014

The schedule of presentations is now available for the 2014 NAfME Music Research & Teacher Education National Conference, April 10-12, St. Louis, Missouri.  Visit the NAfME site for full details, including schedule, registration, and hotel information.

2014 NAfME Music Research & Teacher Education National Conference

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Register now for the 2014 NAfME Music Research & Teacher Education National Conference, April 10-12, St. Louis, Missouri. Preconference meetings for Society and Editorial Committees will convene on April 9 prior to the opening of the conference on April 10. Visit the NAfME site for information on registration, lodging, and schedule.

2013 Symposium Resources

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

The 2013 Symposium on Music Teacher Education has come to a close after three outstanding days of sharing research and best practices. Please visit the 2013 Symposium page to view the abstracts of presentation sessions. Additionally, the work of the Areas of Strategic Planning and Action (ASPAs) is featured in the September 2013 ASPA Actions Mind Map.  Visit the ASPAs main page to view the mind map and the work of the ASPAs.  Thank you to all attendees for a great event in 2013, and please continue to watch this website for information about upcoming events including the 2014 NAfME Music Research & Teacher Education National Conference.

2013 Symposium Now In Session

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The 2013 Symposium on Music Teacher Education “Navigating Crossroads” is now in session at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Attendees should visit the Symposium page for all details, including schedule, transportation, and accommodations information.

During the conference, please make note of these short links for use on your mobile device:

smte.us/2013 – Symposium main page

smte.us/2013d – Direct link to the detailed schedule

For assistance during the Symposium, please email smte@uncg.edu.

Fourth NSF-Sponsored Performamatics Workshop, January 16-17, 2014

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

The University of Massachusetts Lowell Departments of Music and Computer Science, in conjunction with the New York University Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, are pleased to announce that they are now accepting applications for the fourth two-day NSF-sponsored Performamatics workshop on Thursday and Friday, January 16-17, 2014, at the UMass Lowell in Lowell, Massachusetts. The purpose of these workshops is to share the techniques and materials used in teaching an interdisciplinary course on computational thinking through computing and music. Thanks to support from the National Science Foundation, there is no charge to participants to attend the workshop. In addition, project funds cover two nights’ lodging and meals on both days of the workshop. Limited funds are also available to help support participant travel to and from the workshop.

For more information, please go to: http://www.performamatics.org/

SRME Call for Nominations

Monday, August 19th, 2013

The NAfME Society for Research in Music Education (SRME) is issuing calls for nominations for the following:

  1. The 2014 SRME Senior Researcher Award – download document [Word]
  2. The SRME Executive Committee, the Editorial Committee of the Journal of Research in Music Education (JRME), and the Editor and Editorial Committee of Update: Applications of Research in Music Educationdownload document [Word]
  3. The Editorial Committee of the Journal of Music Teacher Education (JMTE) – download document [Word]

Please see the appropriate linked attachment for full details about nominations for these positions and award.