PSMLA Fall Conference; Membership Renewal; Hora del Cafecito

Created on Monday, 05 Jul 2021 17:51:41

PSMLA Fall Conference Update!

Registration for PSMLA’s first-ever virtual Fall Conference is open now!

The virtual conference will begin on Wednesday, October 13 with an opening keynote address by ACTFL Teacher of the Year, Rebecca Blouwolff, and end with a closing address on Saturday, October 16 by the Second Lady of Pennsylvania, Gisele Barreto Fetterman. Live interactive sessions will be presented from Thursday, October 14 through Saturday, October 16, outside of the typical school day. Pre-recorded sessions will be available on-demand on Thursday, October 14. Presentations will address topics among communicative pedagogy, technology integration, diversity/equity/inclusion/social justice, and more. Please note: All live and on-demand sessions will be available to all attendees through February 28, 2022.

For more information about this virtual event, live and on-demand session descriptions and schedule, or to register, visit the conference page.


District Support Letter

PSMLA is proud to have prioritized access to this event by offering extremely reasonable registration rates. Members can register for this four-day event for just $30! However, feel free to pass along the District Support Letter to your World Language Supervisor so that they can sponsor you and your colleagues to attend!

Renew your PSMLA membership today!

Due to the pandemic, PSMLA Membership fees are offered at a discounted price of $30.00 for 2021-2022.

Here is a quick reminder of some of the benefits of PSMLA Membership. Please visit our website at to learn more.

  1. Our PSMLA Community - connecting with other members for ideas and inspiration.

  2. Reduced registration fees to regional workshops and conferences. Free access to network coffee series and technology webinars.

  3. Our 2021 Conference, Addressing the moment: Bridging differences with languages will be virtual from October 13-16. We look forward to a stimulating exchange of innovative ideas about educating the next generation of citizens in an interconnected world.

  4. Access to PSMLA News Updates for job notices, reminders and promotions.

  5. Access the Pennsylvania Language Forum, a journal published annually that features articles on teaching strategies, lesson plans, project ideas and research for world language teachers.

  6. Opportunities to recognize excellence via student and teacher awards as well as research-based support for developing programs through PEP and Global Scholars programs.

Renew your membership today at

Spanish Coffee Hour: Hora del Cafecito

Te invito a disfrutar de la Hora del Cafecito, un espacio para compartir y charlar con nuestros colegas en un ambiente informal y relajado.

The Spanish Coffee Hour will be on Wednesday, July 21, from 4:00 to 5:00pm vía Zoom with Isabel. 

Deadline for registration is Wednesday, July 21 by noon

Register here

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