Elementary Music Teacher of the Year Marie Hill K-5 Music Specialists Douglas L. Jamerson Elementary School
Secondary Teacher of the Year Matthew Clear 9-12 Choir Pinellas County Center for the Arts
PCMEA 2020 ROOKIE TEACHER OF THE YEAR Danay Valero Seminole Middle School Band
PCMEA CONGRATULATES OUR RETIREES Debra Freeman Susan Cavanaugh Debra Lange Jeff Green Kay Marudas Beverly Ambler Jim Sharpe Sharon Crew Hall Madeline Dunsizer
"The mission of the Pinellas County Music Educators Association is to support and promote professional growth and to advocate for quality music education in order to foster highest student achievement in music."
PCMEA helped to support the launch of the Ignite Middle School Band Camp.
PCMEA made progress in increasing data towards more balanced and diverse ensembles across the district.
PCMEA helped sponsor All County events, increasing the opportunities for all Pinellas County music students to participate in first-class ensembles under the direction of some of the best clinicians in the state.
Our Hospitality Committee planned events and provided refreshments and meals including District Wide Trainings and our End of Year Celebration.
PCMEA has effectively merged the Elementary Orchestra with its secondary counterparts for a fully articulated, All - County Performance experience.
PCMEA sponsored honorariums and mini-grants given to music teachers for professional development.
Band and Orchestra composition contests were sponsored with the winners being awarded with prize money and the opportunity to have their pieces performed at the All-County Concerts.