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PSMLA News - 05/13/16

Read below for information on PSMLA nominations and job openings.

PSMLA Nominations

Please consider either nominating yourself or nominating a colleague for a three-year term to the Executive Council of the Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (PSMLA). All nominees should currently teach a World Language, be members 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 names of nominees to Dr. Nancy Zimmerman at and place in the subject line PSMLA Nominees for ExCo. Also, include the person's address, email, school name, and languages taught. Serving on the Executive Council is excellent professional development and a great way to share your passion with a very dedicated and innovative community. The deadline for nominations is May 15, 2016. Please visit to learn more about the organization.

Job Openings

The Winchester Thurston School (Pittsburgh area) has two World Language openings for the 2016-2017 school year. Please follow the links below for more information.

Spanish: Part-time Lower School

French AND Spanish: Full-time Middle School


YSC Academy (Philadelphia area), an independent, college preparatory school enrolling elite soccer players, seeks an experienced Spanish teacher for grades 8-12 for the 2016-2017 school year. Interested candidates should send materials to Dr. Nooha Ahmed-Lee, Head of School at YSC Academy.  For a detailed job description, please click here. For more information about the school, please visit