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General Resources

Use to support presentations, and share in discussions with stake holders, the press and interested citizens. Educate yourself and others to the importance of music education!


Make Your Case Database

This page contains resources that you might use in your advocacy efforts. We encourage you to review the information and select that which best suits your individual situation. If you have questions about advocacy or would like help in your efforts, please contact


Advocacy Position Statement

NAfME produced position statement on the need for advocacy on behalf of the study of music.

AdvocaSEE Mapper

An interactive map full of advocacy information in state specific detail. Use the AdvocaSEE Mapper to find out what is going on with Music Education in your state.

Music Education advocacy website created by NAMM and NAfME to provide tools and resources to advance community support for music education. See the Counterpoint article database 

Harris Polls

Hard numbers and anecdotal evidence for advocates to use in making their case for the importance of music education to a well-balanced curriculum.

Arts Education Partnership Publications

Listing of PDF versions for all available AEP publications with the cost of available print copies listed within each description.


Arts Education for America’s Students: A Shared Endeavor

PDFs of SEADAE’s statement and accompanying materials. Coming soon.