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.


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 Educator Programs




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! We have doubled the number of workshops we are offering this year.


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.  The program features two webinars a month during the fall, an breakfast at IMEC, and a paring with a veteran educator to provide additional guidance.

NAfME Academy

ILMEA has partnered with NAfME to offer ISBE professional Development Hours for completing NAfME online academies.  



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