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January 2015 Webinar Archive – Ball or Bands! With author and educational activist Dr. John Gerdy

In a perfect world, all school extracurricular activities would be fully funded. But with all indications being that future education funding will be significantly reduced, it’s painfully clear that we no longer live in a perfect world. As a result, school and community leaders as well as parents will be forced to determine how to … Continue reading January 2015 Webinar Archive – Ball or Bands! With author and educational activist Dr. John Gerdy

December 2014 Webinar – Magical Mystical Superheroes, Engage!

Telling a story to manage the vision & purpose of your ensemble. Join humorously inspiring author, columnist, and music education advocate DJ Corchin as he joins in AMP’s conversation about keeping your group engaged. This webinar features The 13th Chair’s signature humor and wit to ask, “What is your group’s story?” Ever read a book … Continue reading December 2014 Webinar – Magical Mystical Superheroes, Engage!

October 2014 – Boosting Leadership within Your Booster Ranks

One of the most critical aspects of a music boosters organization is leadership development. How do you spot potential leaders? How can you develop them to become officers? How do you maintain consistent leadership year after year? Do you assign leaders-in-development with a parent mentor? How can your music boosters and director sleep at night … Continue reading October 2014 – Boosting Leadership within Your Booster Ranks

September 2014 Webinar – Judgement Call

As we get ready for the competitive marching band season, are you one of those parents who wonders “what in the world are those judges looking at and how do they judge these groups?” This webinar features an all-star panel of expert evaluators and music educators, including Dr. Nola Jones, Dr. Joe Allison and Richard … Continue reading September 2014 Webinar – Judgement Call

Applying for 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Status Just Got Easier

IRS Releases New 1023-EZ Form The Internal Revenue Service recently unveiled an updated, shorter application to assist small charities with applying for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says the new Form 1023EZ will help reduce long processing delays for small tax-exempt groups as well as larger organizations. “The change cuts paperwork for these … Continue reading Applying for 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Status Just Got Easier