Conference Registration Reminders

Created on Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018 06:10:00

Professional Development Opportunities

(Deadlines approaching)


PSMLA looks forward to welcoming you to Pittsburgh for our annual statewide conference of world language educators on October 11-13, 2018.   The Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square is right next to the Smithfield Street Bridge that connects with downtown Pittsburgh, where you will have quick access to our vibrant city. Our Pre-Conference Workshop on October 11 will focus on digital games, including a visit to the Duolingo Headquarters.

So, go to  and JOIN US on October 11-13! 

PLEASE REMEMBER: Registration for the conference is completed upon receipt of payment.Early Registration prices will expire on September 18th.

Registration includes the following benefits of conference attendance:

  • Enjoy a continental breakfast and luncheon included on both Friday and Saturday.
  • Learn from experts and colleagues in numerous sessions on a variety of relevant topics for educators of all languages and levels.
  • Explore topics related to technology, assessments, methodology, standards, and connections to local and world communities.
  • Experience an educational Escape Room with an art theme
  • Receive Act 48 credit for professional development participation.
  • Network with fellow language educators, vendors, and advocates.
  • Visit publishers, educational travel agencies, professional associations, and additional vendors in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Participate in the annual PSMLA Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony.
  • Win great prizes in the Language Lotto and Silent Auction.
  • PARKING: Any conference that’s parks in the Station Square Parking Garage (the building directly adjacent to the hotel) will receive a discounted parking chaser at the hotel. Parking will cost $15/day with “in and out” privileges.


Millersville Univeristy & Association of World Language Educators

The Association of World Language Educators (AWLE) is pleased to partner with the Department of Language and Culture Studies at Millersville University (MU) to invite you to its annual fall In-Service Conference! It is scheduled for Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 8:15am to 1:45pm in McComsey Hall at MU in Millersville, Pennsylvania. Act 48 credit is available to members of the Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association.

The conference will address Keys to Communication: Lessons and Strategies to Connect the 5 Cs , and our presenters are Pennsylvania world language teachers of middle and high schools, prepared to share some of their favorite ideas and strategies with you.

Visit the AWLE website ( or the MU website for more information and to register. Your registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, conference materials, and access to an online group with materials and discussion forums.  

Once you have registered, you will be directed to a separate website for payment. If you prefer to pay with a check via regular mail, please contact the MU Ticket Office at 717-871-7600.

Please share this great opportunity with colleagues and friends. All current, retired, and in-training world language teachers are welcome! Be sure to register for this great day of learning and sharing on or before September 15, 2018.

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