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

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 fall of 2021 (September...

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 instruments. If...

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 and arts education in...

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 and arts education in...

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 and arts education in...

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.