CMEA News

CMEA Response to Updated Guidance from the California Department of Public Health – September 1, 2021

CDPH Guidance Continues to Fall Short for Music Education The California Music Educators Association (CMEA) is once again sorely disappointed in the guidance released on September 1, 2021 (click that link, item #16) by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). In our efforts to work with the CDPH, we find them lacking in their […]

Update on CDPH Guidelines

CMEA met with California Department of Public Health in early June to discuss recommendations for getting music education back into the classroom safely.  CMEA has since also provided the July 16 updated guidelines from the aerosol study, posted here. Currently, the CDPH language for guidance regarding the music classroom is included in the following places on […]

CMEA Recommendations for State and Federal Funding

CMEA has seen in the news and heard from education colleagues about the current available funds being allocated towards education. Indeed, there are unprecedented dollars that have arrived, or will soon arrive, to school districts. There are definitely opportunities for many of these funds to be spent on music education, but an allocation towards music […]