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ACTFL Convention and PSMLA

PSMLA is one of the ACTFL Convention Partner organizations since the convention will take place in Philadephia this fall. Join PSMLA now, or renew your membership for the 2024-2025 membership year. PSMLA membership allows you to register for the 2024 ACTFL convention at the discounted member rate. Please be aware that it takes 24 hours for your PSMLA membership to activate on the ACTFL website.

About Us

We Support World Language Teachers

Founded in 1919, PSMLA is a non-profit professional organisation dedicated to the teaching and learning of languages and cultures at all levels. Our vision: Inspiring multilingual communication and intercultural understanding.
  • promoting the study of world languages
  • providing educators opportunities for professional growth and networking
  • recognizing excellence in the field
  • collaborating with local, state, and national organisations
Founded in 1919
Founded in 1919
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Join our community

PSMLA is Pennsylvania's only statewide professional organization for language teachers.

Membership entitles you to all member benefits, including reduced fees for the annual fall conference and regional workshops sponsored by PSMLA.

Click the Membership button below to join or renew your membership.

Participating is easy.

Learn with experts, articles, and resources.

Professional Growth
Professional Growth

Participate in conferences, workshops, and more. 

Professional Growth

Receive Act 48 credit for professional development participation.


Members are invited to view the latest journal online.


A digital archive of previous issues is also available.


Join our online coffee hour and chat in your target language.


We encourage non-members to create a free account and join us.

Peer Mentoring Program
Peer Mentoring Program

A mentorship program for novice language teachers.

Peer Mentoring Program

Members with fewer than three years of teaching experience are invited to apply to be mentees.

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