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

         Details                            Registration form

PSMLA Global Scholars Program

PSMLA introduces a new initiative to recognize students in Pennsylvania who participate in interdisciplinary studies and activities that are global in nature in order to: 

  • Develop global awareness or competency.  
  • Better prepare themselves for personal and professional success in an increasingly global society. 

The Global Scholars Program is intended to be adapted to individual schools’ curricula (does not require any new courses) and is able to be implemented at little or no cost to the school.

For more information and if your school may be interested in participating in a pilot of the PSMLA Global Scholars Program during the 2015-16 school year, read the 

  • PSMLA Global Scholars Program proposal and
  • PSMLA Global Scholars Program brochure (for an overview).
Professional Development: upcoming and recent events

The Annual PSMLA Immersion Day was held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia PA,
from 9:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.



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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.