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PSMLA Workshop in Central PA at Messiah College – March 30, 2019

PSMLA and Messiah College invite K-12 as well as college-level world language educators to the Spring 2019 Central PA Workshop on March 30.

Join us for an engaging morning of professional development at Messiah College.  This interactive workshop will focus on strategies for sustaining 90%+ target language use by teachers and students as well as activities to practice and assess interpersonal speaking. Registration includes a continental breakfast as well as a lunch with conversation in the target language.

Presenters include:

  • Cindy Bailey, South Middleton School District
  • Michael Bogdan, South Middleton School District
  • Kathy Fegely, Antietam School District (retired)
  • Cherie Garrett, Dallastown Area School District
  • Monika Moyrer, Millersville University

PSMLA members register at a reduced rate.  Non-members may become members prior to the workshop to take advantage of the $10 member discount and extended membership through June 2020.  Members of the AATF Susquehanna Valley Chapter also register at a reduced rate and will hold their chapter meeting during lunch.  Please note our refund policy.

PSMLA members can earn 3 Act 48 hours.  All participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

Tentative Schedule (breaks built in):

8:00                 Registration Open & Continental Breakfast

8:45                 Maintaining 90%+ TL Use by Teachers & Students

10:00               Mini-Sessions on Target Language Use & Interpersonal Activities

11:00               Interpersonal Speaking Activities & Assessments

12:00               Lunch with Target Language Conversations (French, German, Spanish)


Link to Campus Map (pdf)

Boyer Hall is building 4.  Free parking is available in the Visitor Parking Lot (VV).

Registration Rates:

  • PSMLA Member, $25
  • AATF Susquehanna Valley Member, $25
  • PSMLA & AATF Susquehanna Valley Member, $15
  • Non-Member + PSMLA Membership through June 2020, $75
  • Non-Member, $35
  • Full-Time Student, $15


To register and pay, follow this link.  Registration closes on March 25.

If you have any questions, please email Michael Bogdan at