The Colorado Music Educators Association is now accepting proposals for workshops, clinics, and professional development sessions for the 2025 Clinic/Conference!

CONFERENCE DATES:  Wednesday, January 29; Thursday, January 30; Friday, January 31; Saturday, February 1, 2025
CONFERENCE LOCATION: Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado
PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: on or before June 2, 2024
NOTIFICATION of ACCEPTANCE: by June 30, 2024
PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED: by September 15, 2024

CMEA is specifically interested in addressing the following topics of interest to our members:

  • Recruiting and retaining students for music classes
  • Pedagogy sessions for woodwinds and brass
  • Kodály, Dalcroze and Orff methodology
  • Curriculum planning
  • Working with students with IEPs and 504s
  • Use of all forms of technology in a music classroom including sound systems
  • Working with school administrators
  • Teaching musical theater
  • How to be a successful first-third year teacher
  • Handbells for elementary school
  • Latin music that represents our current students
  • Teaching students how to practice
  • Streamlining meaningful assessment and feedback
  • How to have fun while teaching
  • Teaching in a small or rural setting
  • How to take care of your voice
  • Setting up and running a sound system
  • Teaching the cultural context of music
  • Classroom behavior strategies
  • How to prepare for retirement
  • Preserving our history in choral repertoire
  • Teaching an elementary school choir
  • Teaching recorder in general music class
  • How to deal with your administration
  • Using technology to manage your program

Use this link to apply:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd919iBT2K8bXTREhGVZDeRPK6dLoGwTD1PDSbaEtspR_bpFg/viewform