The Southwestern Division of NAfME met November 21, 2015. From the Kansas contingent are KMEA President-Elect Gretchen Bixler (3rd from L. front row), and Vice President Avian Bear, President Martha Gabel, and Executive Director John Taylor (R. end of back row).
Press Release and November KSHSAA Journal Article: The National Federation of State High School Association’s (NFHS) Outstanding Music Educator Award recognizes high school or college band, choral or orchestral directors, supervisors, and adjudicators. It is awarded to individuals whose contributions have impacted high school activities programs. Nominees must exemplify the highest standards of ethical conduct […]
The Winter 2015 issue of the Kansas Music Review focuses on the six KMEA districts. Each district president has provided a column about the goings-on in their respective districts. Other articles about various classroom teaching methods are also included in this issue, including special needs accommodations, adaptation, as well as technology. Our advertisers perform a […]
KMEA President Martha Gabel has posted a new video message. Included is the latest info on the new state standards and upcoming ISW events.
Lodging rates for the 2016 In-Service Workshop have been posted. Be sure to call & ask for the KMEA rate.
The 2015-2016 KMEA All-State audition excerpt for Viola was re-posted on Sep. 21, 2015. To download the new excerpt PDF file, go to the Orchestra Audition Excerpt page.
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 […]
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; […]
Congratulations to the students and directors of the ensembles selected to perform at the 2016 In-Service Workshop.
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.