Member Resources

Resources for Teachers


Partnerships to Support School Music
This list includes organizations that partner with MMEA on projects that support school music.

Partners & Resources page provides overview of each program and links to details.
* Vega Productions - Minnesota Beatle Project - grants for public K-12 music and visual art
* Classical MPR - Minnesota Varsity - visibility opportunity for high school musicians and programs
* Classical MPR - Play It Forward - used instrument drive for K-12 schools
* Perpich Center for Arts Education - Professional Development Resources and Workshops


Professional Organizations

The National Association for Music Education (formerly MENC)


American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota


Minnesota Band Directors Association


Minnesota String and Orchestra Teachers Association


Minnesota Orff Chapter


Kodaly Chapter of Minnesota


Music Education Resources

No Subject Left Behind, A Guide to Arts Education Opportunities in the 2001 NCLB Act (PDF, 2004). This document, published by the Arts Education Partnership, is a comprehensive resource for research and advocacy relative to music and arts education as a part of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

Minnesota's Academic Standards in the Arts NEW for 2010-11 School Year. Go to the Perpich Center for Arts Education's website to download the updated standards and view publications.


The United States Copyright Law: A Guide for Music Educators. Guidelines for the use of copyrighted material.

The Perpich Minnesota Center for Arts Education is a state agency combining the Arts High School and the Professional Development Institute. The Center is also home to the Learning Resource Center, providing an arts-rich collection to students, teachers and artists throughout Minnesota.