PSMLA Events (Dickinson; Fall Conference); MEAD

Created on Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018 07:40:50

Central PA Workshop: Art in the World Language Classroom

Join PSMLA at Dickinson College in Carlisle on Saturday, November 3, for a workshop on art in the world language classroom.  This event is free for current PSMLA members, but space is limited.  Includes tour of gallery, session on incorporating the arts, and table topics over lunch.  Visit the workshop webpage to register by October 26.  Contact Michael Bogdan at with questions.

NECTFL MEAD Leadership Fellows Program

Do you have an idea for a project that contributes to the world language teaching profession and advances quality language instruction? Do you want some professional and financial assistance?  Consider applying for the NECTFL MEAD Leadership Fellows Program. The deadline for entry for Pennsylvania is November 1.

If you are interested, please find more information at  You will find a list of past awardees from PSMLA there, as well as a link to the NECTFL application process with examples of some of the recent projects that received support and funding.

PSMLA Fall Conference 

PSMLA looks forward to welcoming you to Pittsburgh for our annual statewide conference of world language educators on October 12-13, 2018.   The Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square is right next to the Smithfield Street Bridge that connects with downtown Pittsburgh, where you will have quick access to our vibrant city.

So, go to  and JOIN US on October 12-13! 

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for the pre- conference on Oct. 11th is closed.

Registration includes the following benefits of conference attendance:

  • Enjoy a continental breakfast and luncheon included on both Friday and Saturday.
  • Learn from experts and colleagues in numerous sessions on a variety of relevant topics for educators of all languages and levels.
  • Explore topics related to technology, assessments, methodology, standards, and connections to local and world communities.
  • Experience an educational Escape Room with an art theme
  • Receive Act 48 credit for professional development participation.
  • Network with fellow language educators, vendors, and advocates.
  • Visit publishers, educational travel agencies, professional associations, and additional vendors in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Participate in the annual PSMLA Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony.
  • Win great prizes in the Language Lotto and Silent Auction.
  • PARKING: Any conference that’s parks in the Station Square Parking Garage (the building directly adjacent to the hotel) will receive a discounted parking

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