Jadyn Green, an exceptional undergraduate music education major at Georgia State, has been chosen as a participant in the highly esteemed Collegiate Leadership Advocacy Summit (CLAS), taking place from June 22 to 24, 2023 in Reston, Virginia. This prestigious event offers students the opportunity to engage in leadership and advocacy training, as well as gain real-life experience during the Collegiate Leadership Advocacy Summit and NAfME Hill Day. As part of her participation, Jadyn will have the privilege of visiting Capitol Hill and meeting with influential legislators.
The 2023 Collegiate Leadership Advocacy Summit is set to be a transformative experience for Jadyn and other aspiring music educators. The summit will provide comprehensive training on advocacy, leadership, career planning, and strategies for a successful transition from student to professional educator, among other valuable sessions. Jadyn's selection for this event speaks volumes about her dedication and passion for music education.
Dr. Charles R. Jackson, a respected faculty member in the Music Education area from the School of Music, expressed his utmost confidence in Jadyn's abilities and praised her selection for the summit. He said, "Jadyn is perfect for this opportunity. She is the type of person who will soak up every bit of information and return to GSU on fire with excitement to share it with others. She has character beyond reproach, and I recommend her without reserve."
In response to her selection, Jadyn Green expressed her gratitude and enthusiasm, stating, "I personally did not expect to receive such high recognition so early on into my college career, but it serves as great personal motivation to continue to push myself in these music-driven spaces. This summer already is looking to be a great one, and it has only just begun. I cannot wait to represent my friends, family, college, and state at this upcoming event."
Jadyn's selection for the 2023 Collegiate Leadership Advocacy Summit is a testament to her outstanding achievements and her commitment to the field of music education. She embodies the qualities of a future leader and an advocate, poised to make a significant impact on the music education community.
About the National Association for Music Education (NAfME): The National Association for Music Education (NAfME)is a collaborative community that supports music educators and advocates for equitable access to music education. The only association that addresses all aspects of music education, NAfME, together with its affiliated state music education associations, advocates at the national, state, and local levels and provides resources and opportunities for teachers, students, parents, and administrators. Founded in 1907 and representing more than 53,000 members teaching millions of students, NAfME advances the music education profession and promotes lifelong experiences in music.
About the Collegiate Leadership Advocacy Summit: The Collegiate Leadership Advocacy Summit (CLAS) is an annual event that brings together exceptional undergraduate students from across the nation to develop their leadership and advocacy skills in the field of music education. The summit includes training sessions, networking opportunities, and visits to Capitol Hill to meet with legislators, providing participants with invaluable experiences and knowledge.