The mission of the IMEA is to promote lifelong music learning and to provide leadership for music education

Outstanding Administrator

Awarded annually to a school administrator who supports his or her music program in a manner only possible as an administrator. The Award will be presented to a superintendent, principal or other top administrator, and recognizes excellence in encouragement and promotion of music education within Illinois.

Outstanding Administrator Award Applicaiton (46.2 KB)

Past Awardees

1992 - Robert Meixner

1993 - David Stauffacher

1994 - Robert Cooper

1996 - Tom Gibbs

1997 - James F. Asher

1998 - Donald Wold

1999 - Michael J Mugge, Charles Snook

2000 - David Barnwell

2001 - William Freeman

2002 - Frederick Wildermuth

2003 - David Kroeze

2005 - James A. Miller

2006 - Michael Gardner

2007 - James Drengwitz, William Leensvaart

2008 - Monica Schmitt, James Shellard

2009 - Jill Bullo, David Hixenbaugh

2010 - Dennis Fisher, Steven Plank, Charles Bumbales

2011 - Kyle A. Schumacher, Kenneth H. Maurer

2012 - Kathy Black, Lynne Nolan

2013 - Jay Hoffman, Gary Peck

2014 - Sue Catt, James Schmid

2015 - Robert McBride, Marilyn Holt

2016 - Julie Shellberg, Judith Whalen

District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4 District 5 District 6 District 7 District 8 District 9