COVID-19 Updates

TMEA music events and meetings scheduled from March 16th through 29th are to be suspended.
Decisions on the impact of COVID-19 on all future TMEA events and competitions will be communicated as they become available.

In addition to the inherent benefits of belonging to an association of more than 11,900 Texas music educators, TMEA offers its members a myriad of tangible benefits to support them in their important work as music educators.


The official magazine of TMEA, Southwestern Musician, is published monthly August through May (no March issue) and sent to Active, Retired, Institutional, and Sustaining members. The magazine is also available online. Archives of articles in previous issues is on the magazine section of the website.Emailed newsletters are sent monthly to provide business updates and information on member opportunities. 

Liability Insurance

Provided by The John A. Barclay Agency, Inc. Liability Insurance is available for $30 annually. Purchase liability insurance through TMEA via the membership section of the website or call 888-318-8632 x300 for more information. To discuss coverage issues or submit a claim, contact The John A. Barclay Agency directly by calling 512-476-6566.

View the brochure, policy summary, disclosure, and purchase insurance


An online directory of all participating members provides contact information as well as membership and convention registration status. Member contact information can be obtained from the Purchase Member Data page.

Clinic Recordings and Handouts

TMEA records clinic sessions and the speakers at the general sessions. These audio files and session handouts are available through the TMEA website for one year following the convention to registered convention attendees who paid the additional $10 for the service (payable at time of registration for the convention).

Job Vacancy and Online Résumé Service

Texas school administrators may post music education vacancies and search the Online Résumé database. The Job Vacancy database is available for those seeking employment, as well as a venue to post résumés.

Mentoring Network

The TMEA Mentoring Network is a proactive mentoring network that links successful music education professionals (advisors) with new Texas music educators (protégés) and offers a proactive program of one-on-one mentoring to each new music teacher for a minimum of one year.


TMEA offers multiple scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate study. Information is available online, or contact Kay Vanlandingham for further information.

Health Plans, Long Term Care Plans, Life Insurance, Dental Plans

Offered by the America Group. Contact:

Dan M. Samuel, LUTCF, LTCP
3718 Derby Trail
Round Rock, TX, 78681
Phone: 512-343-2277
Fax: 888-655-0222
Cell: (512) 659-7101


Travel Discounts


Southwest Airlines is offering a 15% discount off Anytime & Business Select® fares and a 5% discount off select Wanna Get Away® fares for travel to and from the conference. Book your travel between September 1, 2015 & January 27, 2016 to take advantage of the discounted rates. (Discounts are available for travel February 9, 2016 through February 15, 2016.)


For a discount on a car rental through Avis Rent-A-Car, click here, or call 800-831-8000 and reference AWD #A367399.