Announcements

Professional Scholarships Special Announcements

Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward applications are now open! Apply today for membership support on the 2021 AMTA membership cycle. Deadline for submissions is December 28th, 2020.   The goal of this program is to welcome as many new professional members to the region as we can. Don’t overthink it, just submit it. The New England Region AMTA Board has committed to using donations and budgeted funds to help you get in the game and be part of your…

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Special Announcements

NER-AMTA DEI Survey

“Reminder from our NER-AMTA DEI Committee that the Cultural Climate Survey deadline is December 1st! See below for more information. Link to survey is here:  https://forms.gle/d4MssBSL6iDdvrF49 The NER-AMTA Board of Directors would like to gain a better understanding of the cultural climate of the region and the work that needs to be done to improve issues around diversity, equity, and inclusion. You are being invited to participate in this anonymous survey because you are a music…

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Events

NER-AMTA DEI Community Gathering

The NER-AMTA DEI Committee invites you to Community Music Gathering! Come together to share music and reflect on clinical music repertoire, holding space to talk about how we can support each other in building a community guided by diversity, equity, and inclusion. This will be a community event and participants are welcomed to bring a song to share (live or recorded) that relates to the topic. For this event, the DEI Committee has selected the…

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Special Announcements

Pay It Forward!

Are you wondering how #PayitForward works? See below and stay tuned for applications opening in early December. . Apply. We ask you to commit to a dollar amount that you can contribute towards your membership fee. Contribute to the community with a non-financial contribution to the region to “Pay it Forward.” We will help you if you need ideas! Submit a brief summary by email at the end of the year of how you were able to pay-it-forward during…

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NER Business

NER’s business meeting

You are invited to attend NER’s business meeting on Monday, November 16 from 8-9:30pm!   You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Nov 16, 2020 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: NER Business Meeting   Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89078415783?pwd=UWlwMGdjcHFNTFhmS1lQSWd2cUpsUT09 Passcode: 851141 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +12532158782,,89078415783#  or +16699006833,,89078415783# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215…

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Special Announcements

Pay It Forward!

What is the #PayitForward initiative? The Membership Support Initiative and the “Pay It Forward” Campaign is designed to welcome all professional music therapists who want to be part of the New England Region and the AMTA to become a full member! The goal of this program is to welcome as many new professional members to the region as we can. Don’t overthink it, just submit it. The New England Region AMTA Board has committed to using donations…

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Special Announcements

Call for an NER rep to AMTA Technology Committee

Calling AMTA Members! NER is seeking a technology-savvy member to serve as our regional representative to the AMTA technology committee. Requirements include professional AMTA membership, interest in providing education and consultation around technology issues and needs, and attendance at the Committee’s regular meeting that take place via videoconference. Interested? Please reach out to president@neramta.org with questions or to submit a written statement of interest.

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Special Announcements

Proposed Bylaws Change

Dear NER Music Therapists:   The purpose of this communication is to inform members of the New England Region of AMTA of a proposed change to the NER-AMTA bylaws.   http://www.musictherapynewengland.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Bylaws-NER-AMTA-Updated-6.8.2020-with-table-of-contents.docx.pdf   We will be voting on this change during the NER business meeting on Monday, November 16 from 8-9:30pm on AMTA’s Zoom account (Zoom info to be published later).   Please find and review the proposed NER-AMTA bylaws change below:   Proposed Change: Reason:…

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NER Business Special Announcements

2020 Global Perspectives Session

The International Relations Committee welcomes submissions for consideration for the Global Perspectives Session at the AMTA Online Conference 2020.  The session showcases international music therapy projects, scholarly work, and service opportunities from around the world.  This year we are focusing on two relevant themes: Deadline August 15, 2020!Submit to http://tiny.cc/GPS20Learn more about application process here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1V7B18qDHYgVh_wQQJ7Ft2bsMoLx9e3AieQPZy_BQpxU/edit?usp=sharing

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NER Business

DEI committee member opening

Call for Committee Member on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee!The NER-AMTA is seeking an NER member who is devoted to issues around diversity, equity, and inclusion willing to contribute to the NER-AMTA community and beyond. Requirements: Professional music therapist, AMTA memberResponsibilities: Attend committee meetings and contribute to the tasks and discussions on the DEI committee.If interested, email president@neramta.org or adriennef@neramta.org

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International relations committee presentation submissions

Hello Music Therapy Members of the New England Region ~The International Relations Committee is accepting presentation submissions for the AMTA Global Perspectives Session, which will be held virtually on November 21st, from 12:00 PM to 2:45 PM. Each presentation is usually between 15 to 20 minutes long which includes a Q&A portion.  The deadline for submissions is August 15th.  Please open the links below to find the cover letter and submission application.We look forward to hearing from you!…

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