Membership Information

Join PMEA or Renew Your Membership

The new log-in process to the PMEA website is now updated. If you haven’t done so already, please Log In by selecting the “Sign Up” tab and following the steps. If you enter your primary account email when signing up, it will detect your existing NAfME account and sync with it.  

Rates for 2018-2019 are now active.  To renew or join online for the 2018-19 member year, log-in to the PMEA website and then select the Join/Renew link at the top of the main page of the website. You must be on the PMEA website to join/renew. 

**Please note that PMEA does not accept American Express or Purchase Orders** 

To pay with a check, download the PMEA 2018-19 PDF Membership Form or follow the steps to join/renew online, then select the option to create an invoice and pay by check. Print out the form and mail it, with payment, to:

The Pennsylvania Music Educators Association

56 South Third Street

Hamburg, Pennsylvania 19526


*2018-19 PMEA/NAfME Membership Dues Information

NAfME’s portion of dues has increased for most member types.  Dues will be as follows:

  • Full Active – $138
  • Full Active Spousal (if both spouses are PMEA active members, one can apply for membership at this rate) – $118
  • Retired – $66
  • Collegiate (Student) – $42
  • Introductory (open to 1st year teachers who were PCMEA members during the 2017-18 member term) – $89
  • PMEA Only Retired – $30

Membership Benefits

Membership in PMEA also means membership in NAfME: The National Association for Music Education. Approximately 1/3 of your PMEA/NAfME dues is allocated to support the many PMEA programs that are offered. The remaining 2/3 portion of the dues goes to NAfME to support publications, activities and programs. Check out the links below to make sure you’re making the most of your PMEA/NAfME membership!