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Standards & Advocacy

Standards & Advocacy

World Language Standards

Although Pennsylvania does not currently have World Language Standards, PSMLA encourages teachers to use the following resources in curriculum development, lesson planning, writing SPMs, etc:

Advocacy in the Commonwealth

PSMLA Advocacy Webpage is dedicated to promoting language education in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Global Scholars

Promote World Languages at your school through the PSMLA Global Scholars Program.

PA Seal of Biliteracy

Recognize students who have attained intermediate-high or advanced proficiency in English and at least one other language upon high school graduation.

PSMLA Exemplary Program Awards (PEP)

Use the PEP Rubric as a guide to improve your program and get recognized as an exemplary PA high school world language program.