January 5, 2016

Jeffrey M. Moore, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) to serve a one-year term as a regional chair.

The NASM is an organization of schools, conservatories, colleges and universities with approximately 653 accredited institutional members. It establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials.

The major responsibility of the NASM is the accreditation of education programs in music, including the establishment of curricular standards and guidelines for specific degrees and credentials. The Association also provides counsel and assistance to established and developing institutions and programs. NASM is recognized by the United States Department of Education as the agency responsible for the accreditation of all music curricula.

In addition to the accreditation and consultation functions of the Association, NASM publishes books and reports, holds an annual meeting and other forums, and provides information to the general public about educational programs in music.

You can find more information about the association at the NASM website.