SMTE Information

Procedures and Values for Symposium Site Selection (March 2020)

Teacher Evaluations – Resource compilation related to emerging issues in evaluating music teachers.

ASPAs – The Areas of Strategic Planning and Action host a variety of topical resources on the individual ASPA pages.

ASPA Facilitators – visit this page for resources to help you with managing your ASPA’s web presence.

Smte News & Handbook

Music Education Policy Roundup – June 1, 2021

NAfME News Registration Open for NAfME Collegiate Advocacy Summit This year’s Summit for future music educators will feature discussions on post-pandemic advocacy, equity in music education, career planning for the music educator, and much more. More details,...

Music Education Policy Roundup – May 24, 2021

State and Federal News How Are Districts Planning to Spend American Rescue Plan Funds? 5/18/21 – “Federal aid from the American Rescue Plan, which provided the largest pot of COVID-19 pandemic relief funds for schools to date, is making its way to states. The package,...

Music Education Policy Roundup – May 17, 2021

NAfME News Collegiate Advocacy Summit 2021 This annual summit is an opportunity for NAfME Collegiate members network and collaborate with fellow music education majors from around the United States. All Collegiate members are invited to join us virtually for the...

Music Education Policy Roundup – May 11, 2021

NAfME News 2021 CMA Foundation Advocacy Grants For a fourth year, The Country Music Association (CMA) Foundation is working with NAfME to administer State Music Education Association Advocacy Grants. These grants are intended to support the work of our state MEAs with...

Music Education Policy Roundup – April 30, 2021

NAfME News Policy Team Office Hours this Tuesday NAfME’s policy team are now holding office hours open to all NAfME members on the first Tuesday of each month. The first session, to be held this Tuesday, May 4 at 6 p.m. EDT, is an opportunity for members to ask...

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Journal of Music Teacher Education –  a publication of the National Association for Music Education on behalf of the Society for Music Teacher Education. Using this link will request you to login with your NAfME member information in order to access the full content of the journal included with your membership. To access the Journal without logging in (abstracts only), click here.

SMTE Professional Literature Project

List of JMTE Articles Addressing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (updated summer 2022)

Music Education Research & Position Announcements

Visit the Music Research Email Directory website to subscribe to receive conference calls, position listings, and other important information

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Additional Links

Music Teacher Certification Requirements by State (NAfME document)

INTASC Model Core Teaching Standards

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) Handbook

Teacher Education for the Arts Disciplines: Issues Raised by the National Standards for Arts Education (March, 1996)

NAfME Collegiate Newslink: An online publication designed to meet the needs of NAfME’s Collegiate Members.

Information, Please! A variety of music education topics of interest to teachers, parents, students, researchers, music industry professionals, and others.