Americans for the Arts This organization's goal is to get more money for the arts, arts education for every child and community development through the arts. This website provides information on arts policy, arts education, advocacy initiatives and grants information.
ArtsEdge Linking the Arts and Education through Technology, ARTSEDGE was established and continues its development under a cooperative agreement between the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts (with additional support from the U.S. Department of Education). It gives updates on what is happening in arts and education as well as information on job listings, grants and funding, competitions and professional development. Teaching materials include activities and lesson plans, publishing information, idea exchanges and web links to educational resources.
College Music Society The College Music Society, a consortium of college, conservatory, university and independent musicians and scholars, exists to support its members in their professional and pedagogical goals. Recognizing the richness of musical diversity and the challenge of balancing the traditions of the past with the possibilities of the future, the members of The College Music Society are united by a dedication to the science of learning and the art of teaching.
Music Teachers National Association This site provides information about the association as well as certification information. It also lists publications of the MTNA and its programs and resources on choosing a music teacher.
NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) This site offers advocacy, industry and research information as well as links to the International Foundation for Music Research.
American Music Therapy Association Professional organization defines music therapy, offers student and practitioner memberships and a practitioner directory. Find a chat forum.
Organization of American Kodály Educators The mission of the Organization of American Kodály Educators is to enrich the quality of life of the people of the U.S.A. through music education by promoting the philosophy of Zoltán Kodály.