Founded in 1907, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is among the world’s largest arts education organizations, and is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education.
The National Voice for Music Education
NAfME has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.
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Find the right NAfME membership for you:
An individual membership open to full-time teachers and faculty (most music educators fit into this category). Active members receive all benefits provided by both the National Association for Music Education, and your selected federated state music educators association.
An individual membership specially designed for college students. Collegiate members receive all benefits provided by both the National Association for Music Education, and your selected federated state music educators association.
An individual membership open to those in their first year of full-time music teaching or other music-related education work who have been collegiate members during the preceding fiscal year.
An individual membership open to former full-time music educators. Retired members receive all benefits provided by both the National Association for Music Education, and your selected federated state music educators association.
An individual membership open to music education assistants, private teachers, seasoned performers, and others interested in supporting quality music education. Those who are primarily engaged in music teaching do not qualify for this category. Federated state music educators association benefits are not included in this category.
This includes companies and organizations that offer music-related products and services, support school music, and serve the music community. NAfME Corporate Membership offers the opportunity to advance arts and music education, and to connect with PreK-12 music teachers, supervisors, teacher educators, students, and the music education community. Learn more about Corporate Membership.
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