COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Information for Fall 2021
Wisconsin School Music Association and Wisconsin Music Educators Association endorse the use of guidance from our respective national organizations as you plan for your return to the classroom:
National association guidelines will be updated as conditions change or more research becomes available. These guidelines are meant to be used in conjunction with your local and tribal health department guidance. Since there are many variations across Wisconsin, it is important to know and understand what requirements are in place for your area of the state.
The Delta variant is still prevalent in Wisconsin, and caution will need to be taken this fall. Mitigation strategies such as masking, bell covers, social distancing, short rehearsal times, and increased ventilation should be considered as you plan instruction.
Wisconsin State Music Conference - Registration Open!
Join fellow music educators, speakers, exhibitors and guests at the in-person Wisconsin State Music Conference, October 27-30, Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center, Madison. Register now
and save 25% with the early registration discount. Music educators are encouraged to download and reference this letter
as needed when requesting approval to attend the conference. Visit wmeamusic.org/conference
for more conference details.
Please Note: The safety of attendees is top priority. Up-to-date health and safety guidelines and requirements will be shared via the WMEA website.
WSMA Member School Enrollment
This is a reminder that WSMA membership enrollment is now open at the new account portal
. We encourage schools to enroll now to secure discounted dues rates and access important resources. When ready, log in to your account to renew your school's membership. As in previous years, only one individual should take care of each school membership -- we recommend coordinating with your colleagues if it's unclear who will act.
This week we mailed enrollment information via U.S. Mail or you may follow the link above to get started. Not sure how to navigate renewal in our new system? Watch: "How to Renew a WSMA Membership"
Join us for the WSMA Annual Meeting to hear more about our association's journey this past year and learn more about programs and services that will be provided to all member schools during the 2021-22 school year.
This event will allow time for questions and dialogue with WSMA team members, and it will be recorded for future reference.
6:30-8:30 p.m. - Zoom
Support to WSMA Member Schools
As we prepare to serve our WSMA member schools for 2021-22, a school year that may again cause shifts and changes to instructional models, it is important that school administrators and educators know they should feel comfortable reaching out to our team to discuss any needs related to programming, services or mitigation. If your school team would like to schedule a time to consult regarding your district music education plan, please contact Laurie Fellenz, Executive Director (firstname.lastname@example.org