On March 18, the NAMM Foundation announced the results of its 14th annual Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) survey, which acknowledges schools and districts across the United States for their commitment to and support for music education in schools. In all, 373 communities were recognized, including 307 school districts and 66 schools. Read the complete roster of districts and schools. Thank you to all who participated.
Interested in participating in 2014, details will be available in the fall.
What is the Best Communities for Music Education Program?
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"The designation has helped to validate the work of the students, faculty, administration and community in building a music program of which we all can be proud," said Brian P. Timmons, district music coordinator of Bergenfield public schools, in Bergenfield, N.J. "Through the economic crisis, we have been able to continue to grow and develop our program with unprecedented participation. Our designation has undoubtedly been a positive factor in that success.
Marketing and Promotional Tools
Congratulations on being designated a Best Community for Music Education school or district. Now, it's time to shout it from the rooftops! Promote this accomplishment using tips from the 'Best Communities' and 'SupportMusic' Promotional Tool Kits. The Promotional Tool Kit offers tips for making the most of your "Best Communities" designation.
Below you will find the links to the Downloadable 2013 High Resolution Logo, Poster, Certificate and the PR Tool Kit for promotional use.
To download file: Right-click on the link and choose "Save Target as..."
Please e-mail Sharon Bryant with any questions.