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MMEA Conference

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the 2021 MMEA Conference has been canceled.  MMEA is offering free virtual PD workshops for Massachuestts Music Educators Association Members.

Visit http://massmea.org for more information.

Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA):
Annual All-State Conference March 5–7, 2020

Boston World Trade Center/ Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA

Gordon College is pleased to announce to MMEA members that they may receive graduate credit through Gordon's Graduate Music Education program for attending the annual MMEA conference, March 5–7, 2020.

Why Register for Graduate Credit?

  • If you are currently pursuing, or plan to pursue a Master of Music Education Degree, graduate credit can be transferable to other institutions in addition to Gordon, to fulfill elective requirements
  • Teachers who accumulate graduate credit can qualify for salary lane change increases within their school districts
  • The requirements are simple; proof of attendance and a summary paper reviewing what you learned from attending conference sessions and concerts.
  • Special MMEA/Gordon partnership discount; only $300 for one (1) graduate credit

Course Indicator: GMU672A Special Topics—MMEA Conference 

Credit: One graduate credit; may be transferable to another institution if approved by that institution. Credit is applicable as elective credit in Master of Music Education Program at Gordon.

New tuition price and policy: $300 (1 cr.)
No payment is required at time of registration. All students will receive a tuition statement in the mail with instructions to mail payment directly to Student Financial Services at Gordon College.

Registration: Click here to register online
MMEA conference participants may also register on-site at the conference registration area in the Boston Seaport World Trade Center.

*Please note this is a separate registration for graduate credit through Gordon College only. You must register for participation in the MMEA conference through the MMEA website.

Register for the conference Register for graduate credit


  • Minimum of 12 contact hours in workshop sessions and concerts, at least 10 of which must be in sessions
  • Proof of attendance (i.e. copy of conference payment receipt, or scan of name badge)
  • Final project (see below)

Final project: The final project consists of two parts:

  1. A detailed list of sessions attended including contact hours for each
  2. A summary paper of no more than five double-spaced pages detailing specific knowledge and techniques gained, and how you plan to apply them to your teaching practices.

Note: Papers must be submitted electronically no later than April 3, 2020 and emailed to .

All students will receive a letter grade; receipt of a late paper will result in an automatic grade reduction. Grade reports will be sent at the very end of May. Anyone requiring an official transcript must download a form from the transcript page and submit it to the Registrar