Best Communities for Music Education

The Best Communities for Music Education survey acknowledges schools and districts across the United States for their commitment to and support of music education.

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The Best Communities for Music Education: Save The Date for October 11

Does your music program get the recognition it deserves? Strengthen support for your music program with a 2017 Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) or a SupportMusic Merit Award (SMMA) from The NAMM Foundation. The opportunity to apply to be considered for this national designation begins October 11 and is open through January 31!  Email Sharon Bryant if you are interested in learning more.

Download the Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about the program.

Congratulations to the School Districts and the Schools that received the 2016 Designation!

Congratulations to the 476 school districts across the United States are being recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation as among the Best Communities for Music Education (BCME), out of the nation’s 13,515 school districts. Now in its 17th year, BCME recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who work together to ensure access to music learning for all students as part of the school curriculum.

In addition, the NAMM Foundation also has recognized 118 schools across the nation with the SupportMusic Merit Award (SMMA), honoring individual schools that have demonstrated strong support for and commitment to music education.

Review Best Communities districts here

Review SupportMusic Merit schools here

Read the complete press release.



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