Announcements

"Arts ARE Education"

is a new national campaign in support of arts education for all students in the wake of COVID-19. Please visit https://www.artsareeducation.org/about 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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FREE MONTHLY VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS
The MMEA Conference Committee is offering free monthly virtual workshops in each specialty area. Save the date for the next set of workshops that will be given on January 19, 7:30-8:30pm. Sign up to attend when you receive the eblast with the link.

NEXT MMEA VIRTUAL WORKSHOP - January 19, 2021, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

The 2021 Conference Committee is arranging the next series of virtual workshops in each specialty area for January 19, 2021 "New Year - New Ideas!". Sign up here.

BEST PRACTICES IN HYBRID AND REMOTE LEARNING -- RESOURCE WEBSITE
A series of videos on this subject is available at https://sites.google.com/view/massmeapd/home?authuser=1.

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NAfME is accepting student applications for All Eastern Honors Ensembles December 1-18, 2020.
Link for the application.
2021 All Eastern Honors Ensemble Information here and the 2021 All Eastern Honors Selection Procedure here
ABOUT THE EVENT, ENSEMBLE CONDUCTORS, SCHEDULE --- see web link here
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NAfME Eastern Division announces plans for 2021 Conference.

Please see here for additional details.

2021 Eastern Division Virtual Conference
NH VT NY EU PA NJ MD DC DE CT MA RI

SAVE THE DATES! April 22, 23, 24
Fri. 4/23 - 6-9:30pm
Sat. 4/24 - 9 am-5pm

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The October issue of the MA Music Educators Journal has been posted online on our site's main MMEJ page, along with all past electronic issues. The issues are accessible from the main menu above using the MMEJ link -- or directly, at http://massmea.org/mass-music-ed-journal.

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by Noreen Diamond Burdett
Conference Coordinator

MMEA 2021 Conference

Due to the pandemic restrictions for large gatherings, the 2021 All State Conference will not be held at the Copley Marriott as was originally planned. The Conference Committee is working on organizing a virtual conference and/or hosting several workshops throughout the year. You will receive information by eblast when plans have been confirmed. However, please ...

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"Best Practices" for Full Remote, In-School/Remote Hybrid, and In-School Music Education is accessible at http://massmea.org/best-practices.

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Following is the text of a letter sent to Governor Baker and others, with attached "Arts Education in the Time of a Pandemic" re-opening guidelines for Massachusetts PreK-12 Arts Programs:

Dear Governor Baker, Commissioner Riley, and Arts Education Advisory Council Members,

As leaders of the Massachusetts Arts Coalition, and the Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, we would like to thank you for your

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