The FMEA Professional Development Conference will be January 14-17 at the Tampa Convention Center. The pre-registration deadline has passed, but you will be able to register on-site at the conference. You can still enter your registration info, students, and chaperones online to make your on-site registration faster and easier, but you must bring payment with you to the conference.
The 2015 FMEA Steel Band Festival provides students and directors a positive performance outlet and educational opportunity, advancing the experience of steel band student throughout the state. It will be held February 28, 2014 at the University of Florida
FMEA presented an online webinar entitled "So, You Want to Build an Assessment" on Wednesday, December 10 at 5:30 p.m. EST.This 1-hour webinar was presented by Beth Cummings, FMEA President and head of the Performing Fine Arts Assessment Project. It provides an overview of how to use the FLDOE Item Bank Test Platform to build a valid end of course assessment. If you missed the webinar, please use the link below to view the recording.
Online Voting for the next FMEA President-Elect is open now until noon January 17, 2015. Information about the candidates is in the December Florida Music Director Magazine and on the voting page itself. Members without internet access must request a paper ballot in writing to the FMEA office no later than December 18, 2014.
The FMEA Professional Development Conference relies on hundreds of volunteers serving as session coordinators and ushers, or assisting with registration to help keep everything running smoothly and to ensure that you experience the most enjoyable and educational conference possible. Please fill out the volunteer sign-up form if you would like to volunteer!
The 2015 FMEA Guitar Ensemble Festival application is here…please download it and add Saturday February 28th, 2015 to your calendar of events for this school year. Contact Ed Prasse at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
FMEA is saying “THANK YOU” to all of the donors who showed their support through financial donations over the past year. By deciding that it is important to support music education through actions, not just words, these individuals have helped elevate the level of music education in Florida. Please join FMEA and the Board of Directors in thanking the individual donors below:
The Exhibitor Information packet and a link to our reservation system is now available for the 2015 conference.
Visit our Advocacy page for new resources to print out and distribute regarding the benefits of arts participation based on findings in our latest cohort study.