Mission

MISSIONTo advance music education by promoting the understanding and making of music by all.

VISIONLeading North Carolina in music education, empowering generations to create, perform and respond to music.

VALUES:

  • INCLUSION and EQUITY – Building strength and promoting diversity in a profession representing a wide and changing spectrum of people and culture, abilities, economic backgrounds and gender identities while continuing to carry out the association’s letter of intent.
  • COMMUNITY – Collaborating with our members and partners to carry out our mission
  • STEWARDSHIP – Empowering volunteerism and strategically developing leadership, fostering a spirit of accountability and a culture of giving of our time, talents, and resources
  • COMPREHENSIVENESS – Uplifting the human spirit and providing opportunities for all students to create, perform, respond, and connect to all styles of music
  • INNOVATION – Enhancing music teaching through combining effective and dynamic new practices with proven strategies in the context of a changing global community.

NCMEA is one of fifty state affiliates the National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

Adopted by the NCMEA Board of Directors
August 6, 2016