Community Engagement

 

The students who participate in a school music program are members of a larger community, and engaging with the local community can be incredibly beneficial to any scholastic organization. Community engagement efforts can be powerful tools for demonstrating the value of a quality music program and connecting people through music, and any form of community engagement can build support and influence. Achievement in this category demonstrates a commitment to establishing school music programs as integral parts of their communities.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

All submissions in this category must include the following written components:

  • An overview that introduces and describes the entry (500 words)
  • A summary of the entry’s objectives (250 words)
  • An explanation of how you measured the effectiveness of the entry (250 words)

If applicable, applicants will be asked to include the following information with their entry:

  • Data supporting the measured effectiveness of the entry
  • Historical information about how the entry developed to its current form
  • Obstacles encountered in the implementation of the entry
  • Expense/budget information about the entry
  • Information about the entry’s target audience

Applicants may also choose to include any or all of the supporting materials listed below with their entry:

  • Up to ten photos/documents/objects supporting the entry
  • One video, up to three minutes in length, supporting the entry

Specific types of submissions may require additional information, as listed below.

  • Outstanding Community Event
  • Outstanding Community Engagement Program
  • Outstanding Community Service Project
  • Outstanding Community Engagement Video

Award Categories

Decision-Maker Interaction

Recruitment & Retention

Community Engagement

Marketing & Promotion

Parent & Booster Involvement

Fundraising & Sponsorship

Are You Ready to Nominate?

Follow the link below to nominate a program for Community Engagement