CCPS named 2020 Best Community for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation

Clark County Public Schools has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. CCPS is one of 5 districts in Kentucky receiving this distinction.

Now in its 21st year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. To qualify for the Best Communities designation, CCPS answered detailed questions about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities, support for the music programs, Responses were verified with school officials and reviewed by The Music Research Institute at the University of Kansas.

For more information and for the complete list of recipients, visit the award website here.

Thanks to all the teachers who assisted with the collection of data, and thanks to Shannon Riddell for keeping us on schedule and getting us across the finish line!

Author: Michael Payne

Director of Bands, George Rogers Clark HS