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The Music Research Nexus

The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Service Nominations
Editorial Committee Member: Journal of Music Teacher Education
The Journal of Music Teacher Education seeks nominations for four new members of the editorial review committee. Duties begin July 1, 2022, and continue through June 30, 2028. The deadline for application materials is February 1, 2022.

  • Membership in the Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE). Any NAfME member who selects Teacher Education as a professional teaching area is an SMTE member.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, as evidenced by active participation in the field of music teacher education.
  • Expertise, professionalism, and time needed to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Sustained interest and publication in music teacher education.
  • Regular participation in national conferences of SMTE and NAfME.
  • Complete thorough and timely written reviews of manuscripts (approximately 2-3 per month) that reflect full consideration of all valid scholarly perspectives.
  • Communicate regularly with the Editor on matters germane to the journal.
  • Attend all Editorial Committee meetings held at SMTE and NAfME national conferences, as well as any virtual meetings scheduled by the Editor.
How to Nominate:
To self-nominate:
  • Provide a letter confirming your interest in the position and your ability to fulfill the required responsibilities.
  • Provide a complete CV that demonstrates your qualifications for the position.
  • Obtain one letter of support, sent directly to the email address below, from a nationally recognized individual in music teacher education.
  • Verify that your NAfME membership is and will be current as of July 1, 2022; lapses in membership may prevent you from advancing to the finalist round or being appointed.
Email the application materials, by February 1, 2022, to
Voting/Review of Nomination Dates:
All nominees will be reviewed by the Editor and current Editorial Committee members in early March. Finalists will be reviewed a second time in early April. The ranked list of finalists will be forwarded to the Executive Board of the Society for Music Teacher Education for review and endorsement. The National Executive Board of the National Association for Music Education will take official action on the recommendations and formal appointment letters will be mailed to new editorial committee members in late June.
Communication of Results:
All nominees will be notified as to whether or not they have moved on to the finalist round by March 15. All finalists will be notified of final ranked status and likely editorial committee appointments by May 1.
Additional Information:
For more information about editorial committee positions, please contact the current Editor, James Austin, at
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Inquiries About the Nomination Should Be Directed To:
Please direct inquiries to Charles Oldenkamp, JMTE Editorial Assistant, at
A Note from Brian Wesolowski:

The mission of the Music Research Nexus is to connect those involved in music education/music therapy research at higher education institutions. 

1. Music education/music therapy position vacancies
2. Calls for international, national, and state music education conferences
3. Calls for nominations for service-related activities
4. Calls for papers
5. Research funding/award opportunities

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