Member Benefits

Discover how to make the most of your career though professional development programs:

  • NCMEA Annual Professional Development Conference
  • NAfME In-Service Conference
  • Adjudicator Training/Certification
  • NAfME’s Learning Network of Online Classes, Weekly Webinars and more …

Be informed about the latest news affecting music education programs:

  • North Carolina Music Educator – quarterly publication for and about music education in North Carolina
  • Music Educators Journal – offers timely articles on current trends in music education
  • Teaching Music – focuses on practical articles in technology, advocacy issues and updates on research in our field
  • My Classroom – the on-line destination at NAfME for the latest information, new, tips lessons and networking opportunities that you will need as a music educator

Help your students excel through local, state-wide and national workshops and performance opportunities:

  • All-National Honor Ensembles
  • North Carolina Honors Ensembles and All-State Festivals
  • Solo & Small Ensemble District Festivals
  • Large Ensemble District Festivals
  • Tri-M Music Honor Society
  • Music in Our Schools Month
  • CNAfME – Collegiate chapters for music education majors
  • Academic Scholarships

Learn how to share the lasting value of music education with your peers, administrators and elected officials:

  • Advocacy tools on the NCMEA and NAfME websites to keep you up-to-date on legislative issues in North Carolina and on the Federal level.


MEMBERSHIP LEVELS     (Effective July 1, 2019)

Total Dues National State
Active $142 ($102) ($40)
Collegiate $43 ($30) ($13)
Introductory * $71.50 ($50) ($21.50)
Retired $65 ($50) ($15)

* An Introductory Member is a First Year teacher immediately following your Collegiate Member year.