Membership Information

Join PMEA or Renew Your Membership

PMEA/NAfME Membership Rates have been updated for the 2019-2020 membership year.  You may join or renew using the 2019-20 PDF Membership Form or by clicking the “Join Now” link above to create an account.  The PDF form can be scanned to or printed and mailed, with payment, to:

The Pennsylvania Music Educators Association

56 South Third Street

Hamburg, Pennsylvania 19526

*Please note that PMEA is unable to accept Purchase Orders without payment.

**Membership dues are non-refundable


Membership Cards

PMEA has officially converted to its new association management system which now allows you to print your own PMEA membership card. PMEA will no longer be sending membership cards in the mail.  To print your membership card: 
  • Log into the PMEA website and select the Manage Profile link
  • Once in your profile, select the “home” link toward the top of the page
  • Scroll down to the My Membership section and select the link for “View Active Member”
  • Scroll down to the Tasks section and select the link for Print Membership Card


*2019-20 PMEA/NAfME Membership Dues Information

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

  • Full Active – $140
  • Full Active Spousal (if both spouses are PMEA active members, one can apply for membership at this rate) – $120
  • Retired – $67
  • Collegiate (Student) – $43
  • Introductory (open to 1st year teachers who were PCMEA members during the 2018-19 member term) – $90
  • 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!