PD Opportunities; Seal of Biliteracy; Mentee program; NECTFL

Created on Tuesday, 29 Mar 2022 07:11:50

PSMLA Central PA In-Person Workshop - April 30

PSMLA invites world language educators to the Spring 2022 Central PA Workshop on April 30 at Messiah University in Mechanicsburg.

Join 2018 PSMLA Teacher of the Year Dr. Rich Madel for an interactive workshop on promoting intercultural competence through accessing target cultural perspectives in the target language via Glisan and Donato’s (2017) IMAGE Model. Rich will demonstrate how compelling images, realia, and authentic resources can be used in this model to explore and compare cultural products, practices, and perspectives in the world language classroom. This workshop is appropriate for teachers of all levels and languages.

PSMLA members receive a registration discount and Act 48 hours. Visit our website for more details and to register.

PA Seal of Biliteracy webinar

A 45 minute webinar explaining the newly announced PA Seal of Biliteracy will be held this Thursday, March 31st at 6:15 PM.  Learn about the requirements to earn the seal and the steps to offer it at your school district.  The Global Seal of Biliteracy will also be explained.  Please register on the PSMLA website by noon on Thursday, March 31st.

NECTFL's Call for Workshop and Session Proposals

Now's the time to submit your proposal to share your expertise at NECTFL 2023! Reimagining the World Language "Classroom": The Future Starts Here will take place in Manhattan March 2-4. The deadline to propose your workshop or session is Wednesday, June 1. Visit the NECTFL site for more details. 

NECTFL Seeks Next Executive Director

Are you interested in leading the realization of NECTFL's mission? Please considering applying to be NECTFL's next executive director. For more details on the position, please visit NECTFL's website

Mentors and Mentees Wanted!

Are you a novice language teacher looking for support? Are you an experienced communicative language teacher looking for an opportunity to help the next generation of teachers grow? Apply to participate in the first cohort of the PSMLA Peer Mentoring Program by June 30. Program information and application forms can be found on the PSMLA website.

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