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to TBME: Diversity in Music Education

As part of your membership you will receive the following:


the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions who have common interests

Networking is today's way of communicating by sharing information among people with like interests. Whether for business or for social purposes, we've all wished we could meet those special people who could impact our lives, help us accomplish more and achieve more in less time and with better results.

We used to say, "It's all about who you know." Today, it's all about who knows you – and how many more people can you be introduced to through friends and or social media.

TBME is your direct line and shortest path to effective, result-oriented networking that adds value and benefits to your personal and professional goals.



“Mentorship is a personal developmental relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. However, true mentoring is more than just answering occasional questions or providing ad hoc help. It is about an ongoing relationship of learning, dialogue, and challenge.”

When asked what one attributes success to, we most often hear it's the influence of a beloved teacher, a neighbor held in high esteem, a coach, a parent. The truth is that those who achieve much have had great Mentors.

Finding a Mentor is not only possible, it is easy with your membership in TBME - and it can change the course of your personal and professional growth and development forever!

So, who's your Mentor?  Do you have one?  Are you one?

 The good news is that it's never too late to find one; to be one. The time is now. The place is right here at TBME



to work with one another; cooperate willingly

We've all heard the saying, "There's power in numbers". Well, that's true. Collaboration fosters validation and validation strengthens resolve to keep moving forward.

Collaborating with like-minded colleagues leverages your time and talent against their time and talent.

There is no shortcut to success and it is not uncommon to arrive at a fork in the road, a stop sign, even a dead end. TBME provides the resources you need to make your journey a well-mapped one; one with direction and the greatest assurance of actually reaching your goals

TBME maintains a database and resources useful in helping you connect and promote what you are doing! 

Data is maintained and edited continually as new information is obtained and includes only members that have given permission to share their information.

Information Exchange:

designed to leverage the knowledge and experience of countless members who are willing to share with colleagues.

There is a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience within our membership, and in these challenging times, it is important to stand with your colleagues in the industry to enable TBME to better represent your views on critical issues that affect everyone in the field.

Direct access to mentors and role models in the field;
* Annual conference where you can share information about diverse music.
* Interest groups which hold sessions at the annual conference.
* Publications  In Tune and TBME Notes

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