South Central Kansas Music Educators Association

SCKMEA Ballots Open Sep.18-24
SCKMEA members are invited to vote for Chairs-Elect positions. Ballots will open Sep. 18 and close at midnight on Sep. 24. Voting is handled in the KMEA Members site under the Elections tab.
KMEA CODA Grant Application
CODA stands for Creating Outstanding Development in the musical Arts. A CODA Grant is an opportunity for KMEA members to obtain a mini-grant for up to $200 from the KMEA Fund in their classroom for a creative project that enhances curriculum. Funds obtained from this grant are not meant to, and should not be used to replace or supplant currently budgeted school funds. To apply for a grant, please complete the CODA Grant Application.
HS Honor Groups to Use Recorded Auditions
SCKMEA will use online recorded auditions for all high school honor groups for the 2021-22 school year. Additional information, including audition materials for each ensemble, will be further specified in each respective ensemble page. We have every intention of having rehearsals and performances on November 6 (HS Jazz Bands) and December 4 (HS Bands, Choirs, and Orchestra). This is subject to changes in restrictions or guidelines by our host facilities or county health officials. Watch for announcements about changes in locations for some of our honor ensembles.
Elementary Choir Postponed
2021-22 SCKMEA Elementary Choir is postponed to a date to be determined.
Attention New Teachers! - JOIN the Mentoring Network
CONNECT with experienced mentors and fellow beginning music educators. — ENGAGE in professional learning through mentoring events and online discussions. — ENJOY SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGEMENT from a professional community that is committed to your success.
Mentoring Events
Check out these events designed for first and second year teachers.
Mentoring Help Line
Contact your district mentor chair if you have a question or need resources or help.
New Teacher Handbook
Be sure to check out the New Teacher Handbook for important information.
SCKMEA Honor Group Rosters 2021-22
SCKMEA Important Dates
Oct. 6, 2021 - Wed
District Auditions — HS Jazz Band
Goddard-Eisenhower HS - Auditions will be held online
HS Jazz via
TBA -  
Clinic & Concert — Elementary Choir
Location TBA
Nov. 6, 2021 - Sat
District Auditions — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra
Goddard Eisenhower HS - Auditions will be held online
HS Band & Orchestra via
HS Choir via unlisted video in Members site
Nov. 6, 2021 - Sat
Clinics & Concerts — MS Band, MS Choir, HS Jazz Band
Goddard Eisenhower HS
Dec. 4, 2021 - Sat
Clinics & Concerts — HS Band, HS Orchestra, HS Choir
Wichita East HS

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