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Get together with CMEA at a Virtual Open House

Come say “hello” and meet other music educators! at one of our virtual open houses! September 23 & 30, October 9 & 14   5 pm. (prospective members welcome to attend) Sign up here.  The link will be emailed to the address you put on the registration form the day of the event… Continue reading

Membership Survey

Could you spare a few moments to share your thoughts with us? CMEA is looking to better serve it’s members, music teachers, and their students in the state of Connecticut through programming, workshops, professional development, and resources. This brief survey will help us to identify the issues facing our members and how CMEA can better meet … Continue reading

Remote Learning Resource Sharing

CMEA has created a resource sharing document to assist you with digital learning resources and the opportunity to share with your colleagues resources that you have found. This living document and also several other helpful resources from NAfME  including free professional development webinars can be found on our Distance Learning Resources page… Continue reading

Why We Need Music in Our Schools… and How to Make Our Case.

About 35-40,000 years ago, humans began carving flutes out of bone.  Could it have been a means of communication or were the flutes simply used to entertain?  Most likely we’ll never know the answer but, curiously, humans were also painting the walls of caves.  Why would these early visual and auditory expressions be part of … Continue reading

NAfME Unveils Title IV-A Toolkit & FAQ!

The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) has released its brand-new Title IV-A Toolkit! This resource contains every bit of information you need to know about the Title IV, Part A block grant. To access the toolkit, click here or visit our Everything ESSA page. What is Title IV-A? Title IV-A is also known as … Continue reading