Kansas Music Educators Association works with The Government
Kansas Music Educators Association and National Association for Music Education work with Local, State and Federal Governments to advocate for Music Education. Each year Kansas hosts a day at the Kansas Capitol in support of Music Education and KMEA travels each year to Washington, D.C. to speak to our State Legislators about the importance of Music Education in our schools and communities.
Kansas Music Educators Association at Washington D.C. - June, 2019
Kansas Music Educators Association traveled to Washington D.C. to attend the National Association for Music Education’s National Assembly in June, 2019. This three-day event allowed the KMEA Leadership to meet our Kansas Legislators in their offices. The Leadership Team discussed the importance of music education and asked for each legislator’s support to fully fund all education bills affecting music education. The Leadership Team had the opportunity to meet with all 6 Kansas legislators offices and staff.
Kansas Senators are: Jerry Moran / Pat Roberts
Kansas Representatives are: Sharice Davids / Ron Estes / Roger Marshall / Steve Watson
KMEA MUSIC ADVOCACY DAY @ THE KANSAS CAPITOL is coming in March , 2021!
**We hope to see you there**
KMEA Music Advocacy Day at the Kansas Capitol - March, 2020 and March, 2018
Kansas Music Educators Association on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 sent representatives from KMEA, along with the Washburn Rural HS and Shawnee Heights HS Choirs and the Tri-M group from Piper HS to the Kansas Capitol to spend part of the day with Kansas legislators discussing the importance of Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM).
PLAN YOUR MUSIC ADVOCACY DAY @ YOUR CAPITOL HERE!
Kansas Music Educators Association on Thursday, March 12, 2018 sent representatives from KMEA, along with the Washburn Jazz Combo and the 1st Infantry Division Brass Quintet “Big Red One” from Fort Riley to the Kansas Capitol to spend part of the day with Kansas legislators discussing the importance of Music In Our Schools.