Devoted to music education and music edcuators, ILMEA serves as a resource for the latest in professional development and as an information portal for stakeholders in music education.
Development Dates Tools Guidelines
New ILMEA Clinician Network Application
ILMEA is expanding our clinician Network and is looking for applicants who are interested in helping to craft selected topics and deliver presentations at school district and regional office of education events across the state during local professional development days.
Our goal is to include more in-service educators in our network with diverse geographical locations and music content areas. If you are interested in being part of our team, you would need to;
- be a current ILMEA member and in-service music educator.
- have some flexibility in your district to present some weekdays throughout the year.
- complete the ILMEA Clinician Network Application
- be able to attend our half day workshop June 12, 2018 at the Pere Marquette in Peoria.
- attend periodically scheduled conference calls to discuss content, best practices, and develop resources.
Please visit the professional development page for more detials on all of these special programs.
ILMEA Sponored Professional Development Events
ILMEA is exicted to offer unique professional development opportunities across the state. Our partnerships with other music organizations and special events allow educators to benefit from great music education content for ISBE professional development hours.
ILMEA Speakers at Your School
Bring ILMEA speakers to your school! ILMEA can help customize a presentation to fit your school goals and calendar. We have a number of great presentations ready to go! Make your PD days more meaningful with content you can really use!
Educator Bridge Program
This program for first-year music teacher is designed to support new educators by sharing infomration and connecting them with a network of educators.
ILMEA has partnered with NAfME to offer ISBE professional Development Hours for completing NAfME online academies.