Contributions to Music Education Call for Editorial Board Nominations (2020-2024)

Call for Editorial Board Nominations (2020-2024)

Contributions to Music Education is a refereed journal published by the Ohio Music Education Association. A primary purpose is to highlight the importance of social science research, as related to progressive music teaching and learning in school contexts. With a history of 45+ years and 435+ articles in 44 volumes, CME has supported scholarly investigation into music education since 1972. The print journal is available in over 45 states in the US, and numerous countries internationally. Digital search and content are distributed through the major academic databases JSTOR, PROQUEST, EBSCO, ERIC, RILM and OML. Published 1-2 times yearly for nearly five decades, CME is currently produced as an annual print and digital double issue.

Contributions to Music Education seeks nominations for regional, national, and international members of the editorial review board. Candidates are selected primarily for recognized expertise in the field of music education and research. Members are seated by May 2020 for a 4-year term, from September 2020 to 2024.

Background and Qualifications
• Nominees should be current or retired music teacher educators or professors at the collegiate level.
• Graduate level teaching experience with an understanding of research writing procotols is preferred.
• Nominees should have a record of peer-reviewed research publication in the field of music education.
• Prior experience as a member of a journal editorial review board is also useful and preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Conduct thorough blind reviews of manuscripts submitted to CME for publication consideration.
• Return reviews in a timely way, with detailed and helpful feedback to author/s, by the specified date.
• Encourage qualified authors to submit research manuscripts to Contributions to Music Education.
• Provide input and advice on multiple facets of scholarly evaluation and related protocols at CME.

Application and Review
• Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae and one-page letter of background and interest.
• Prepare the digital submission as a single PDF, with the cover letter followed by curriculum vitae.
• Candidates will be selected by review of the CME Editorial Board, Editor, and Associate Editor.
• After materials review and vote, applicants will be notified of results and standing by the CME Editor.

Application materials will be accepted from November 1st to December 15th 2019. Please email dossiers (single PDF with letter and CV), or address questions to:
Dr. Craig Resta, Editor of Contributions to Music Education, at

CME Editorial Office (Craig Resta)
Kent State University School of Music
Ph: 330-672-480

CME Business Office (William Wittman)
Ohio Music Education Association
Ph: 740-975-3753


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