Southwest Kansas
Music Educators Association
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.
Directors must be members of NAfME-KMEA in order to register students for SWKMEA District Honor Ensembles.
Honor group fees will be assessed as a "Registration Fee" for all SWKMEA ensembles.
Payments not accompanied by a printed invoice will incur a $15 penalty.
(SWKMEA policy adopted July 2017)

Reminder to all teachers: All fees must be paid by March 1 of each school year.
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.
 
SWKMEA Honor Group Rosters 2021-22
HS Jazz Band MS Band MS Orchestra
SWKMEA Important Dates
Oct. 16, 2021 - Sat
Piano Competition
Barclay College, Ross Ellis Fine Arts Center
Nov. 6, 2021 - Sat
Live Auditions — HS Choir
Dodge City MS
Nov. 6, 2021 - Sat
Clinics & Concerts — MS Band, MS Orchestra, HS Jazz Band
Dodge City MS
Dec. 4, 2021 - Sat
Clinics & Concerts — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra
Dodge City HS
Dec. 4, 2021 - Sat
NW/SW HS Orchestra Festival
Dodge City HS
SW will host in 2021. NW will host in 2022.
Jan. 22, 2022 - Sat
Clinics & Concerts — Elem. Choir, MS Choir
Dodge City MS

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