To provide public recognition to outstanding elemental music and movement teachers


A committee of ACEMM trustees and friends will select recipients from a list of eligible nominations. Recipients will be announced quarterly on the ACEMM website.

Recipients will:

  • be highlighted on the ACEMM website with a webpage for three months following their selection. The page will be dedicated to a profile of their work.
  • have their local school administrators notified of their selection.
  • receive a certificate of recognition and an engraved personal memento as a recipient of the Spotlight Award.


Nominees must be current teachers of music and or movement in public, private or higher education. They may also be directors of non-profit community music / movement groups.

Nominations can be made by

  • ACEMM Trustees
  • ACEMM ‘Friends’ (nomination form required)
  • Friends and/or colleagues of the nominee (nomination form required)

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