2016 ISW Scheduling Meeting

A contingency of KMEA leaders will meet in Wichita on October 10 to review clinic proposals and build the preliminary schedule for the 2016 In-Service Workshop. From this meeting, the KMEA President then contacts selected clinicians and sponsors to finalize clinic arrangements. The full ISW schedule is normally published online in mid-January.

Advocacy Survey

The KMEA Advocacy Committee is administering a Teacher Satisfaction Survey to identify changes in the satisfaction, job-related stress, work-load, perceptions of students achievement, and feelings about teaching as a result of the current economic and political climate. Data gathered from this survey will be very helpful to KMEA as we work to advocate for and […]

KMEA Board Meeting Minutes – July 2015

The minutes from the July 2015 meeting of the KMEA board have been posted on the Board Meeting Minutes page. Meeting Summary Chad Coughlin provided an update from the NE Split Committee and included the recommendations of candidates for the President-Elect positions in both of the new districts. For the Northeast: Will Cooper and Damian Johnson; […]


Kansas Music Review – Fall 2015

The Fall 2015 issue of the Kansas Music Review focuses on contextual differences in teaching. Past KMEA president Mike Quilling has spent his career creating great music in small schools and his article shares his views about the benefits of teaching in the small rural districts that blanket Kansas. KMEA 2014-15 Teacher of the Year, […]

KMEA Mentoring

The KMEA Mentoring Program is intended to help music educators and administrators with concerns that arise out of the music classroom. This program has been designed to bring together experienced, successful music educators and first or second year teachers who request assistance with any aspect of their music program.


Exhibits at the 2016 In-Service Workshop

Exhibitors are invited to reserve a booth for the 2016 In-Service Workshop (Feb. 25-27, 2016). We accept payment either mail-in or online via PayPal. Secure your exhibit contract by December 1, 2015 and save $25. We encourage everyone to support our exhibitors.  Without their participation, the In-Service Workshop would not be possible.

All-State Elementary Choir

At the June 2015 board meeting, the KMEA board voted to approve the KMEA All-State Elementary Choir, with the first performance to take place at the 2016 In-Service Workshop. This choir will be for singers in 3rd through 5th grades. Registration and auditions will be handled online using a system modeled after the KMEA All-State […]