Back to School: Guidance for School Leaders & Educators

Going back to school and restarting your music program has a new set of challenges this year. As your school’s leader, administrator, or music educator, be informed about national, state, and local guidance for opening a safe and healthy music classroom.

Fall 2020 Guidance for Music Education

Practical guidance for PreK-12 administrators and music educators seeking to provide meaningful music instruction during COVID-19.

Instrument Cleaning Guidelines

The NFHS, NAfME and the NAMM Foundation recommend the following guidelines for handling musical instruments during and after the COVID-19.

ArtsEd Leader's Guide

Use this guide to create an ArtsEd Action Plan and engage families in school and community decision-making such as improvements to programs, practices and policies.

Guide for General Music Teaching

This document provides examples of general music teaching during COVID-19 using the Anchor Standards as the essential standards for instruction.

September Ready

Arts Ed NJ gathered over 100 arts leaders to develop strategies and solutions needed for arts instruction that addresses the health, safety and well-being of students and staff.

Analysis of School Reopening Plans

John Hopkins University eSchool+ Initiative is tracking school reopening guidelines across the country by states, territories, and national organizations.