Attendees of the 2016 North Central
Division Conference Meetings

A Message from the NAfME North Central Division President
Leyla Sanyer; Wisconsin / Term: June 2016- June 2017

"There is no doubt that this has been a very exciting year for music educators and their students.  In December, 2015, the updated ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) know as ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) passed both houses of Congress and was signed into law by President Obama.  We are all indebted to our NAfME leaders and friends in Reston, Virginia; Mike Blakeslee, Chris Woodside, Lynn Tuttle and Ronny Lau for keeping the focus on music and it’s central connection to learning.  NAfME President Denese Odegaard is leading the charge for state standards adoption... "
Read her entire message HERE

2017 Vocabulary for a New Millennium by Leyla Sanyer, WMEA Past President/NAfME North Central President