Professional Development

NMEA’s professional development is offered in tangent with the All-State Festival. NMEA members can earn 15 credits during their time at the All-State Festival. 

Reno, NV

April 7 – 9, 2022

If traveling, hotel room blocking will be available. When the information is available, please go to the All-State Festival page. 

NMEA is looking for presenters! If you would like more information on how to apply, please contact the president


In the virtual world of COVID, opportunities abound to continue learning. MEAs across America are sharing their conferences with each other. Below you will find just a few you can register for.

NAfME Academy

Teaching Guitar Workshops