Vision / Mission / Goals

Vision
All Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 students in MNPS will participate in quality music instruction that is standards-based and sequential, taught by highly qualified music educators and enhanced by a network of music professionals and community based organizations from Nashville and beyond.

Mission
The purpose of Music Makes Us® is to educate students through music.  Designed as a collective impact model, the public/private initiative is a joint effort of Metro Nashville Public Schools, Mayor Megan Barry and music industry and community leaders.

Goals
Access
Participation
Excellence
Music Literacy

Theory of Change
To impact student achievement and engagement through music we must 1) engage more students in music; 2) support highly effective teachers; 3) reflect our culturally and ethnically diverse community; 3) create equity and alignment across all schools and grade levels; and 4) foster creativity and growth mindset.