Urgent Action (JNCL-NCLIS); PSMLA Conference (Highlights); NECTFL MEAD

Created on Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019 11:22:26

Urgent Action Requested from the JNCL-NCLIS

Dear Language Advocates,

We are within reach of seeing the World Language Advancement and Readiness Grant Program authorized by Congress.

Your advocacy over the past few years has already gotten us so far...

Now, your voice will be absolutely critical during these next few days as the House and Senate consider authorizing the program...

Please TAKE ACTION TODAY to show your support for this expansion of World Language Programming in K-12 districts across the country!

It only takes a few minutes to make a world of difference for the future of multilingualism in this nation.

Kind Regards,

Bill Rivers

Executive Director

PSMLA Conference - Highlights & Special Events

We look forward to celebrating our centennial anniversary with you in State College next month!  These are a few of the highlights:

  • Enjoy a continental breakfast and buffet luncheon included in conference rates.
  • Request Act 48 credit for professional development participation.
  • Join us at our Friday Wine & Cheese Anniversary Celebration.
  • Win great prizes in our silent auction and language lotto.
  • Start the day right with Saturday morning chair yoga.
  • Experience innovative technology during hands on sessions at our Tech Garden, offered on both Friday and Saturday.
  • Join us for our keynote presentation by Don Gentile, Intelligence Community Senior Language Authority and Chief Learning Officer.
  • Celebrate leaders in language and global education at our Saturday Awards Ceremony.
  • And much more!

Register by October 4 for our discounted registration rates.  Visit our conference website for more details.

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 http://www.psmla.org/mead-leadership.  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.


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