Professional Associations


Maryland Arts EDucation Association

The purpose of the Maryland Arts Education Association (MAEA) is to encourage and strengthen the role of visual arts education by: promoting quality instruction in visual arts education conducted by certificated art teachers; encouraging study of art teaching; improving the conditions of art teaching; and encouraging and conducting research in art education.


Maryland Dance EDucation Association

The mission of the Maryland Dance Education Association is to serve dance educators and elevate dance in Maryland as a creative process, discipline, and performing art that informs the human experience in a variety of environments including, but not limited to, dance studios, K-12 schools, colleges, universities, recreational and community centers.


Maryland Music Educators Association

Maryland Music Educators Association (MMEA) is the professional association for the school music teachers of Maryland. MMEA provides professional development for music teachers, opportunities for over 26,000 to engage in state-wide music activities and events involving students, teachers, and volunteers, plus serves as an advocate for music education in Maryland schools.


Maryland Theatre Education Association

The Maryland Theatre Education Association serves theatre educators and teaching artists in the state of Maryland through professional development and advocacy.