District 64 Band and Orchestra Parents Association Illinois Music Educators Association

IMEA MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Illinois Music Educators Association is to promote lifelong music learning and to provide leadership for music education. 
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The IMEA sponsors and organizes performance festival experiences for the student musicians of Illinois. The IMEA provides professional growth opportunities for the music educators of Illinois.
The IMEA remains current regarding emerging issues in the music profession and disseminates that information to the music education community.
The IMEA promotes and supports music as a vital component in the complete education of every child in school. With more than 3,500 members, we are one of the largest of the 52 affiliates of
NAfME: The National Association for Music Education, over 75,000 members strong. IMEA is, by far, the largest Fine Arts education organization in Illinois and among the largest in the nation. IMEA is a non-profit association, representing every level of music education, in every discipline, including yours! We are dedicated to the advancement of your profession...and to you as an individual music educator. Membership in IMEA provides for dual membership in NAfME. There are many positive features to Membership, all offering a special benefit for your growth and professionalism.