About Us

PMEA Election Information

To vote, Members need to enter their member number (no zeroes) and last name: https://vote.associationvoting.com/pmea/
Full Active & Retired PMEA Members are asked to vote in the 2020 PMEA annual election. The positions on this year’s ballot are the following Content Area Representative Positions: General Music, Jazz & Music Technology, as well as State President.
View the 2020 PMEA Slate of Candidates here. The online election will open on Wednesday, February 19 and close at the end of the day (11:59 p.m.) on Monday, March 2.


Who Are We?

The Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) is a statewide nonprofit organization of over 4,500 members, dedicated to promoting the musical development of all Pennsylvanians. The present membership evolved from a small group of band directors dating from 1933. Today, the organization includes those engaged in music instruction at all levels, from preschool through college and university, as well as those in the music industry, merchandising and publishing. The organization promotes and supports quality music education, learning and performance as well as promoting and supporting music education in schools and communities. PMEA is affiliated with The National Association for Music Education, NAfME.

Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Vision

The Pennsylvania Music Educators Association will be the leading voice and advocate for music education in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Mission

The mission of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association is to advance comprehensive and innovative music education for all students through quality teaching, rigorous learning, and meaningful music engagement.


  1. PMEA Bylaws (updated 12.1.16)
  2. PMEA Strategic Plan (2017-21) – Final
  3. PMEA State Councils Overview