The Jazz Education Network (JEN) is a global non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to building the jazz arts community by advancing education, promoting performance and developing new audiences. With a home base in the United States and members from around the globe, this thriving organization hosts a popular annual conference that serves teachers, students, artists, performing arts presenters, music industry partner, and enthusiasts. JEN runs ongoing programs of scholarships and awards for students and educators, student composition showcases and an extensive community outreach program that has reached over 40,000.

Photo by René Huemer


Scroll down to learn more about the governance of the Jazz Education Network. 

Click below to access the JEN Membership site.

Board of Directors

Learn more about the Board of Directors, their meeting schedule, and meeting minutes.

President Advisory Council

Learn more about the President’s council of respected leaders in the professional jazz and education fields.


Learn more about JEN’s governance structure.


Learn more about JEN’s bylaws, policies and procedures, strategic plan, and financial operations.