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The 2017 registration is now open. Pre-registration rates are as follows:
$120 Early Bird Director Rate
Through Sept. 22nd
$150 Pre-conference Director Rate
Through Dec.15th
$85 First Time Attendee Rate
Through Dec. 15th 

College Student Rate
Through Dec. 15th

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School Funding, Scheduling and Reform: Is There a Crisis for Music?

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  • At a time when we have the best research in history supporting the value of music education many programs across the country are fighting for their lives in the face of scheduling, graduation requirement and funding issues. The panel will provide information concerning issues in various parts of the country, and provide insight into ideas that are working to sustain programs and behaviors that may not be in the best interest of music educators.
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  • The members of the panel come from across the country and bring extensive and varied experiences in music education to the discussion. In addition to their wide range of personal experience, the panel has gleaned input from professionals from every part of the country concerning current issues and effective strategies for impacting these issues.