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    Resources and Solutions for the Music Educator Workforce

    A newly formed Music Educator Workforce Coalition provides resources and solutions to the immediate, short term and longer-term challenges facing the music educator workforce, working to retain, shepherd, and recruit the next generation of music educators.
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    The NAMM Foundation Launches Search for Next Executive Director

    NAMM (The National Association of Music Merchants), the largest global not-for-profit music trade organization, has announced a search for its next NAMM Foundation Executive Director to help fulfill its mission of strengthening the music products industry and promote the pleasures and benefits of making music.
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    More to Start, Fewer to Quit-February's Tips to Help Grow Your Music Program

    An open-source, monthly newsletter brought to you by the Music Achievement Council. Each month, this free resource features a recruiting idea, retention idea, and tip for success for music educators.

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Promoting the joy of music and music making

The NAMM Foundation advances active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs. A supporting organization of NAMM, the NAMM Foundation is funded by NAMM Members through trade association activities and private donations.

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Music making is important for all people at every age.

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