WAME’s goal is to educate communities about the inherent benefits of music education. It was created as a way for music educators, performing artists, composers, parents, music merchants and manufacturers, working together, to help decision-makers understand that “Music Makes The Difference.”
- Website: Wisconsin Academic Standards: Music Education (Department of Public Instruction)
“NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.”
- Website: NAMM Foundation
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.
- Website: Arts Wisconsin
“Our mission, to speak up and advocate for all the arts in Wisconsin, connects us with, and helps us serve, the wide-ranging, diverse and creative constituency of people, organizations and communities making the arts come alive in every corner of Wisconsin.”
- Download: Practical Guidelines for Music Advocates (pdf)