Allied Organizations

Allied Organizations

Ohio Foundation for Music Education (OFME)

To ensure the future of music education in Ohio, The Ohio Foundation for Music Education was formed in support of the efforts of the Ohio Music Education Association and to assist the needs of Ohio's 2 million school children.

Jazz Education Connection of Ohio (JECO)

Jazz Education Connection of Ohio welcomes you to explore our site for lessons, presentations, upcoming jazz events and concerts, and opportunities for professional jazz musicians to play and teach in your area. (PDC Allied Organization.)

Ohio Alliance for Arts Education (OAAE)

Since its founding in 1974, by Dr. Dick Shoup and Jerry Tollifson, its mission has always been to ensure he arts are an integral part of the education of every Ohioan. Working at the local, state, and federal levels through the efforts of a highly qualified and elected Board of Directors, its members, and a professional staff have four primary areas of focus: building collaborations, professional development, advocacy, and capacity building. (PDC Allied Organization.)

Ohio Choral Directors Association (OCDA)

The Ohio Choral Directors Association is an organization affiliated with the American Choral Directors Association. Its goal is to promote excellence in the choral art throughout Ohio. (PDC Allied Organization.)

Ohio String Teachers' Association (OSTA)

The Ohio String Teachers' Association is a state chapter of the American String Teachers Association. Its mission is to "To enrich lives through the joy of teaching and playing stringed instruments." (PDC Allied Organization.)

Technology In Music Education (TI:ME)

TI:ME is a leading organization that acts in support of teachers who integrate technology into music teaching. (PDC Allied Organization.)

Ohio Arts Council (OAC)

The Ohio Arts Council is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically. Providing leadership and voice for the arts to transform people and communities.

CreativeOhio, (formerly Ohio Citizens for the Arts)

A statewide arts advocacy organization working to secure public dollars for arts and culture. Since 1976 Ohio Citizens for the Arts has worked to secure the highest level of funding possible for the Ohio Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts who in turn support artists, arts organizations, communities, and others delivering the arts.