SupportMusic invites you to RSVP and SAVE THE DATE for the November 8 Coalition Webinar / Teleconference“LIVE” from Music For All’s Bands of America Grand National Championships, Indianapolis, Indiana. Featuring “Strike Up The Band: Parents in Advocacy Forum”. The Webinar starts at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST.

Guest Moderators
Dee Jones, Committee Chair, National PTA  Diversity Committee; Mark Despotakis, Director of Market Development, Progressive Music

Welcome and Interview
Dr. Tim Lautzenheizer, Attitude Concepts for Today, Inc; Eric Martin, Executive Director, Music For All; Michael Butera, Executive Director, NAfME and Greg Ballard, Mayor of Indianapolis

2013 Best Communities for Music Education Survey
Eric Martin announces the launch of the 2013 Best Communities for Music Education Survey which acknowledges schools and districts across the U.S. for their commitment to and support of music education. Joining Eric will be Becky Eason, Associate Director of the Institute for Educational Research & Public Service of Kansas University that hosts the survey and has updated and refined processes for assessment of community selection.

Patrick John Hughes Parent Booster Award Nominees
Interview with the 2012 Parent Booster Nominees highlighting the importance of parental involvement with their school music programs. Learn more about the Patrick John Hughes Parent Booster Award.