CMEA News

CTE Elementary Arts Credential: AB 2437

The CMEA Executive board has been following the Governor’s Education Omnibus Budget Trailer Bill: AB 2473: Career Technical Education (CTE) Elementary Authorization with a Concentration in the arts. This would require the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to issue a new, CTE Elementary authorization in the arts. You can click here to read the full language of the […]

NAfME Celebrates 50th Anniversary of NASPAAM with Resolution

On June 22, 2022, NAfME President Scott R. Sheehan announced at the 2022 National Leadership Assembly in Reston, Virginia, that NAfME would formally recognize the 50th anniversary of the National Association for the Study and Performance of African American Music (NASPAAM) with a resolution celebrating the milestone. Present at the announcement were NASPAAM president Marsha […]

New CDPH Guidelines for Music Education

Please see the updates specific to music education below. The guidance in its entirety is available here. While this does not everything that CMEA has requested in communications with the California Department of Public Health, this guidance brings us closer to classroom music teaching and learning for students and educators. School-Based Extracurricular Activities The requirements and […]