All students should receive a well-balanced, comprehensive, high-quality, sequential program of music taught by teachers who are certified in music education. This message must be carried at the local level to school administrators, members of boards of education and local communities. Use the advocacy materials and information offered here in your work to educate your community on the importance of music education for every student.

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Advocacy Resources

Arts Advocacy in Action Padlet

Get Involved! This is the one page to use when advocating for your local music program in partnership with your schools’ music educators.

The SupportMusic Coalition|NAMM Foundation – The SupportMusic Coalition is a program of The NAMM Foundation which unites nonprofit organizations, schools, and businesses working to assure that music education is supported in communities everywhere, and that all children have the opportunity to learn and grow with music.

Save the Music Foundation partners with local communities and school districts to build sustainable music programs

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