Tech Talk Coffee Hour
The Tech Talk Coffee Hour will be on Wednesday, March 24th, from 4:00 to 5:00 pm via Zoom with Cherie Garrett. This will be a chance to talk with fellow teachers to share and learn the latest technology tools to teach world language and culture. Sign up by noon on Wed., March 24th by clicking on the “Register” button for the Tech Talk Coffee Hour found on the PSMLA webpage.
NECTFL 2021: Online Only
Join NECTFL this year without the costs of travel! Early registration for the online conference extends through this Friday, March 26. The conference will take place from April 22 through May 1 with a mixture of prerecorded and live sessions. To view the session offerings, please visit NECTFL's website. You may register here.
PSMLA TEACHER OF THE YEAR
This program is intended to select viable candidates for the ACTFL Teacher of the Year. Candidates must be full-time world language Pre-K-12 teachers or postsecondary instructors or professors who spend at least 50% of their time in direct teaching during the year of application with an expectation of teaching for at least two additional years. Candidates must be in the profession a minimum of five years and demonstrate excellence in world language education; be an active member of PSMLA for a minimum of 3 complete consecutive years (for example January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2015); demonstrate leadership in world language education; impact the local, state, and/or national arenas; and demonstrate continued growth as a world language educator.
Applications are due on March 31. Send your application to email@example.com.
Nominate your outstanding high school world language senior for the PSMLA Outstanding High School Graduating World Language Student Award. The deadline for applications is March 31.
a. Students must have a minimum of 3.75 grade point average in world language classes (based on a 4.0 system).
b. Students must have studied at least one world language other than English for 4 consecutive years
c. Students must also have an overall grade point average of 3.5 (based on a 4.0 point system).
d. Students must have made outstanding contributions to world language activities in their school.
e. Students must be interested in pursuing a career that will utilize language skills.
PSMLA offers an attractive certificate to any qualifying students whose teachers are members of the association. Please go to psmla.org and go to the Awards link for criteria and prizes. Certificates will be emailed to the teachers as pdf files at no charge.
Please submit all requests by March 31.
In order to verify your membership status for this request, you will need to log in to your PSMLA account. When you click on "Request PSMLA Student Recognition Award", you will be asked to log in if you have not done so already. If you need to renew your membership or become a member, click here.