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2021 Symposium Update

The SMTE Executive Board recently completed a planning retreat focused on the 2021 Symposium on Music Teacher Education. At this time, we wish to share the following updates with our members. We are committed to holding a Symposium in the early...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – September 26, 2020

NAfME News State Arts Education Guidance NAfME Policy staff is working to compile all arts education specific state guidance for school reopening in the COVID-19 era. We are particularly interested in language discussing singing and playing of wind...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – September 21, 2020

NAfME News States MEAs Can Now Sign the Arts Education is Essential Statement The Arts Education is Essential statement has been an important part of ongoing advocacy efforts for NAfME and other arts education advocates to ensure continued music...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – September 14, 2020

NAfME News States MEAs Can Now Sign the Arts Education is Essential Statement The Arts Education is Essential statement has been an important part of ongoing advocacy efforts for NAfME and other arts education advocates to ensure continued music...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – September 8, 2020

NAfME News States MEAs Can Now Sign the Arts Education is Essential Statement The Arts Education is Essential statement has been an important part of ongoing advocacy efforts for NAfME and other arts education advocates to ensure continued music...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – August 31, 2020

NAfME News States MEAs Can Now Sign the Arts Education is Essential Statement The Arts Education is Essential statement has been an important part of ongoing advocacy efforts for NAfME and other arts education advocates to ensure continued music...

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Dr. Jacqueline Henninger appointed Board Advisor

SMTE is pleased to announce Dr. Jacqueline Henninger as the first holder of the new Board Advisor position for the 2020-2022 term on the SMTE Executive Board. The Board Advisor office was created in a 2019 revision of the SMTE Bylaws “to provide...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – August 17, 2020

State & National News Rural schools wrestle with infrastructure challenges during reopening 8/12/2020- ‘As the White House faces criticism for a push to return to in-person instruction and a reopening debate splits the nation, some rural...

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