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

Departing & Newly Elected ASPA Facilitators

SMTE offers sincere thanks to the following members who have served as ASPA Facilitators and are now rotating out of those positions: Marshall Haning, Sarah Minette, Jacqueline Henninger, William Bauer, Melissa Baughman, Tawnya Smith, Becky Marsh, Cara Bernard, Barry...

Message from Dr. Sean Powell, SMTE Chair

Dear Colleagues, I hope everyone is having a restful and restorative summer. It is my honor to begin a 2-year term as Chair of the Society for Music Teacher Education. Below, you will find important information regarding site selection for the 2023 Symposium on Music...

SMTE Handbook 2020

Society for Music Teacher Education Handbook (This version based on 2019 revisions. 2015 Version, 2004 Version) SMTE “Constitution” Article I – Name The organization shall be known as the ” “National Association for Music Education Society for Music Teacher...


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

View recent announcements

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.