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General Resources on Teacher Evaluation

  While all Race to the Top (RTTT) states must comply with the requirement of a four-level, rated teacher evaluation system, choice is allowed when determining numbers of observations, observable domains, specific measures for student...

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CDSJ ASPA Concrete Action Item List for NAfME

Dear CDSJ ASPA, As you may know, we recently partnered with NAfME's leadership and staff for a workgroup meeting at the NAfME National Research and Teacher Education Conference in Atlanta. Denese Odegaard, Kathy Sanz, Glenn Nierman, Mike Blakeslee...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – February 24, 2020

NAfME News Music In Our Schools Month® Resolutions As you all know, Music In Our Schools Month ® is quickly coming up in March, and one of the best ways to raise awareness of music education and begin to garner support amongst elected officials is...

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Call for Photos for SMTE Website

The SMTE website is being redone! We have entered into a process of redesigning the form and functionality of our organization’s website. The developers are currently on a search for media to use in the site. If you have great pictures from any of...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – February 19, 2020

NAfME News Music In Our Schools Month® Resolutions As you know, Music In Our Schools Month ® is quickly coming up in March, and one of the best ways to raise awareness of music education and begin to garner support amongst elected officials is to...

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SMTE Website Update – February 2020

The SMTE website is being redone! We have entered into a process of redesigning the form and functionality of our organization's website. The developers are currently on a search for media to use in the site. If you have great pictures from any of...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – February 9, 2020

State News WV- Senate passes bill to give students college, wage data 1/27/2020- ‘West Virginia students may soon get detailed reports on college costs and in-demand jobs under a bill passed Monday by the Senate.’ Washington, Iowa show ways Oregon...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – January 27, 2020

NAfME News Music Education and Social Emotional Learning  - the quarterly advocacy webinar – on Tuesday, February 11th  at 8 p.m. EST. Join Dr. Scott Edgar and Bob Morrison in a discussion about how music education relates to social emotional...

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