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School Board member to serve on board of state school music association

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Jane Goodwin Nov 2016

ARTS EDUCATION ADVOCATE: Sarasota Counyt School Board member Jane Goodwin has been appointed to the board of the Florida School Music Association.

SARASOTA COUNTY, Jan. 30, 2017 – Jane Goodwin, a member of the School Board of Sarasota County since 2010, has been appointed by the Florida School Boards Association to serve a two-year term on the board of the Florida School Music Association. The FSMA is a not-for-profit association of members that coordinates and oversees recognized interscholastic music activities in the state. 

Goodwin said she is pleased to represent the FSBA on the FSMA board. “Music is integrated into many facets of our instructional curriculum,” she said. “It is very important in student success, creativity and critical thinking. I look forward to working with others around the state as we emphasize more programs, increase student participation and enhance student learning through the arts.”

The FSMA Board will meet on Sunday and Monday, Feb. 26-27, at the Holiday Inn Orlando-Disney Springs Area, for board workshops and meetings. 

About the Florida School Music Association

Membership in FSMA is required for schools that wish to participate in state-recognized interscholastic music activities, which include music performance assessments for large ensembles and for solo-ensemble events. The association recognizes the Florida Bandmasters Association, the Florida Orchestra Association and the Florida Vocal Association to sponsor district and state Music Performance Assessments for bands, orchestras, and choruses in Florida high schools and middle schools.

About the Florida School Boards Association

The Florida School Boards Association is a nonprofit corporation representing the elected school boards in Florida. The organization has been the collective voice for Florida school districts since 1930 and is closely allied with other educational and community agencies to work toward improvement of education in Florida. The mission of the FSBA is to increase student achievement through the development of effective school board leadership and advocacy for public education.

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