Outstanding Music Educator
Nominations

Please review the guidelines for nominating an Outstanding Music Educator below. Send your nominations with a brief supporting statement to

Nominations will be received through August 31.

DISTRICT OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATORS

  1. Each district will receive nominations for District Outstanding Music Educators in three categories: Elementary, Middle/Junior High School, and High School.
  2. Nomination submissions shall include the Nomination Form, a resume, a letter from the nominee stating his/her philosophy of music education, and a picture (preferably black and white) of the nominated teacher.
  3. Qualifications for nominee are:
    • Must have been in teaching for at least ten years.
    • Must be a member of KMEA.
    • Program must have shown improvement and/or consistency over the years.
  4. Teachers, administrators, parents, former students, and students may nominate a music teacher.
  5. District officers will review the nominations and select one teacher in each category as District Outstanding Music Educator.
  6. District Presidents are to have the recognition materials to the KMEA Vice President by October 1.

STATE OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATORS

  1. District officers will review the nominations and select one teacher as the District's candidate for the Kansas Outstanding Music Educator.
  2. The KMEA Vice President will forward nominations to the KMEA President and President-Elect. These three officers shall serve as the selection committee for the Kansas Outstanding Music Educator.
  3. The Kansas Outstanding Music Educator shall be honored at the KMEA In-Service Workshop.