Peer Mentoring (deadline approaching); PSMLA ExCo (CfN); Job Opportunities (Spanish & French)
Call for Nominations of Executive Council members:
Each year terms end for 3 PSMLA Executive Council members. We invite you to run for election or to nominate someone to run for election to serve a 3-year term on the PSMLA Executive Council.
The Nominee must be a member of PSMLA for at least a year, be willing to attend two weekend-long board meetings, attend the Fall conference, and be willing to serve on ExCo subcommittees throughout the year.
Please send an email expressing your interest to John Grande (Nominations and Elections Committee Chair) at email@example.com . You will be notified if your name or the nominee's name will be included on the slate for the elections in the Fall. The nomination period will end at midnight on June 30, 2023.
For more information about the Executive Council, please refer to this link on our website: www.psmla.org
Save the date for PSMLA´s Fall 2023 Conference!
RESET-RECHARGE-RECONNECT: Rediscover Yourself in the Language Teaching Community
To be held at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, November 2-4, 2023.
Please join us in the beautiful Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania for a retreat that will renew your passion for language teaching.
We will start Thursday, November 2nd with a Pre-Conference Workshop hosted at the legendary Fallingwater, a National Historic Landmark and a site inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Following a private tour featuring a scavenger hunt of international art designed just for PSMLA, The Fallingwater Institute will host a private luncheon followed by a workshop created especially for World Language educators.
The conference will officially open November 3rd at the renowned Seven Springs Mountain Resort where we invite you to reconnect with colleagues in one of the most beautiful regions of our state. Renew your love of teaching with sessions on timely topics related to world language education, such as social emotional learning, communicative pedagogy, technology, etc. Special emphasis will be placed on YOU as the teacher with offerings on self-care as we maneuver the new post-pandemic era of teaching.
We are excited to announce our Keynote Speaker will be Dr. José Ricardo-Osorio, Acting Dean, College of Education and Human Services, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
PSMLA Peer Mentoring Program
Registration is now open for both mentors and mentees for the 2023-2024 school year. Visit the PSMLA webpage for information and to apply.
Spanish Teacher (LTS), Southeastern PA
There is a full-time LTS Spanish position available in the Lower Merion School District at Harriton High School for the 23-24 school year. Please visit the district website for more information.
Spanish & French Teacher (FT), Southeastern PA
There is an opening for a full-time dual French and Spanish contract position available in the Lower Merion School District at Black Rock Middle School. Certification needed in French and Spanish. Please visit the district website for more information.