PSMLA looks forward to welcoming you to Philadelphia for our annual statewide conference of world language educators on October 16-17, 2020. The Philadelphia Marriott West in West Conshohocken is adjacent to one of Montgomery counties 'happening downtown' scenes, It is located near Fayette Street, which offers unique dining opportunities as well as great shopping!. There are walking trails, parks and museums close by, and you can be in downtown Philadelphia in minutes!
Call for Proposals
You are invited to propose a session in any pertinent area such as: technology, methodology, materials, techniques, assessment, standards, and connections to other disciplines or the local and world community. We also encourage sessions presented in target languages. Exhibitors are welcome to submit pedagogical, but not marketing proposals. Sessions on both days are 45 to 60 minutes in length, with a limited number of half-hour sessions as well. Proposals are due by March 15, 2020. Please direct any questions concerning proposals to Sister Mary Helen Kashuba.
We are excited to share that Friday’s keynote speaker will be the current ACTFL Teacher of the Year, Rebecca Blouwolff.
On October 15, there will be a pre-conference workshop led by former ACTFL Teacher of the Year, Katrina Griffin, focusing on STEM in the world language context followed by a visit to the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
Registration and more details coming soon!