2021 MD MEA Virtual Conference

11 Music Education Associations across the U.S. have partnered with MMEA to host the "2021 July Virtual Conference" on July 13-15, 2021.

The associations are seeking proposals for 45-minute presentation sessions and 30-minute spoken research presentations to be presented at the July 2021 virtual event.

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The Spring 2021 issue of the Mass Music Educators Journal has been posted here: March 2021 MMEJ. Enjoy!

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A third set of preliminary results from the aerosol study has been released. Please read and share with your local PK12 administrators.

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As we prepare for our All-State activities, we want to congratulate all who are selected to participate for 2021. Their dedication to music performance practices, and evaluation by the panel of judges, has provided each student an opportunity to participate in the activities scheduled for this year.

Some of our students were also selected to participate in the All-Eastern events scheduled for the same weekend. Please note that what appears on the All-Eastern documents during the 1:00-3:00pm time slot are the mock auditions which are NOT

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Call for Papers

The 2021 NAfME (Virtual) Eastern Division Conference, April 22-24
Submission Deadline: 11:59 p.m. EDT Friday, February 5
Proposals already submitted and indicated as “Research” in the original Eastern Division call will be carried forward for consideration as Posters. Researchers who wish their projects to be considered for Spoken Presentation should submit their proposals as indicated below.

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"Arts ARE Education"

is a new national campaign in support of arts education for all students in the wake of COVID-19. Please visit to learn about:

---What We're Facing

---What You Can Do Now

---Talking Points.

The Arts ARE Education website discusses what you can do in support of this initiative, including:

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MMEA Members: Earn 10 PDPs in content for re-certification through the following FREE 2021 Online Course:

Developing Standards-Based Instructional Units for the K-8 General Music Classroom:

The purpose of this course is to develop grade level/course units that will provide students with multiple opportunities to achieve success in meeting both State and National Standards. We will address the need for a comprehensive process and structure for designing and implementing standards-based curriculum,

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The MMEA Conference Committee is offering free monthly virtual workshops in each specialty area. Save the date for the next set of workshops on:
March 23, April 27, and May 25.
Sign up to attend when you receive the eblast with the link.

MMEA Conference Monthly Virtual Workshops – FREE PD
By Noreen Diamond Burdett, 2021 Conference Coordinator

Virtual workshops instead of in-person?

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Massachusetts Music Educators Association

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Michael LaCava
Interim Executive Director
PO Box 920004
Needham, MA 02492