Resources

SMTE Information

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 – April 10, 2021

NAfME News NAfME Congressional Briefing Recording Now Available Held on March 24, 2021 by NAfME and the NAMM Foundation, this Capitol Hill briefing featured a panel of experts speaking about the ways in which music education supports students in their growth to become...

Music Education Policy Roundup – April 2, 2021

NAfME News Student Composition Recital Recording Available The works of six impressive student composers were premiered by The Akropolis Reed Quintet during a virtual recital Monday night. Click here to view the recording. State and Federal News Dewine Signs Emergency...

Music Education Policy Roundup – March 22, 2021

NAfME News Call for Candidates 2024-2026 NAfME National President NAfME is seeking candidates for NAfME National President for the years 2024-2026. The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2021. Click here for more information. Open Call for Questions for NAfME...

A message from NAfME – Updating your Member Record

Dear NAfME member, At NAfME, we want to better serve members of the higher education and research community, by connecting you with the Society for Research in Music Education (SRME) and Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE). To ensure you receive information...

Music Education Policy Roundup – March 16, 2021

NAfME News Call for Candidates 2024-2026 NAfME National President NAfME is seeking candidates for NAfME National President for the years 2024-2026. The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2021.Click here for more information. NAfME Public Policy Team Office Hours...

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...

Research

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

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.