Professional Development: Upcoming Events

Join us on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia PA, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. for the annual PSMLA Immersion Day

Update on our Immersion Day happening on Saturday March 7, 2015 at Chestnut Hill College:
Topics include Cultural themes all in the target language, for our French teachers: freedom of expression and the events of Charlie Hebdo in Paris (Christine Gaudry); for our German teachers: using elements of art in the German classroom (Kathy Fegely), for our Spanish teachers; current developments and connections with the USA and Cuba (Aida Beaupied).

In addition, one session will explore: Getting the Most out of Your Objectives: PDE, SLO, L2, Assessment, etc.,(Dr. Leslie Djang and Thomasina White)
Our afternoon session will focus on Gamification!!
Come and e
arn 5 hours of Act 48 credits.
Cost: $35.00 for members; $45.00 for non-members; includes continental breakfast and international luncheon.

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Building Proficiency Via the 3 Modes of Communication

Join us on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Kutztown University, DeFrancesco Building Room 210, Kutztown, PA, 9:00 a.m. to noon for a workshop: Building Proficiency Via the 3 Modes of Communication with ACTFL 2006 Teacher of the Year, Ken Stewart

  • Earn 3 hours of Act 48 credits. 
  • Cost: University students $10 members; $15 non-members;
  • $20.00 for members; $40.00 for non-members (non-members $20 applicable toward PSMLA membership if you join by April 15, 2015)
    Workshop includes breakfast, Vista Higher Learning Display, and the PSMLA Guide to Assessment. 
  •  Register by 3/27/15

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Professional Development: Recent Events

Workshop: Building Proficiency via the three modes of communication.

Ken Stewart



Thanks to all who made the PSMLA 2014 conference in State College a great success - see you in Philly in 2015!

In keeping with current electronic publication trends and green alternatives, PSMLA is exploring alternative ways of publishing the Forum.

Introducing our first Featured Unit Plan  as part of our pilot  implementation of an electronic version of the Forum!. The image below links to a complete mini-unit with detailed day-by-day lessons, assessments, cultural context, and technology integration.

Click the image below to read more and download the pdf file!

A special thank you to Rich Madel from Colonial School District for this superb contribution to our publication!

Election Results for 2015-2017 PSMLA Executive Council

Congratulations and welcome to Michael Bogdan, Kathy Fegely and Richard Madel who have been elected to complete a three-year term on the PSMLA Executive Council.