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PLF (CfS); Coffee Hours; Job Opportunity (French)

Coffee Hours  in French and Spanish are back!
Coffee Hours Goals
-Film discussions in French and Spanish to improve/maintain proficiency.
-Films will provide the context for participants to expand their knowledge of French or Spanish speaking cultures, history, and literature.

When and Registration
-Every other month, from 4pm-5pm.
- 2nd Wednesday: French (December 6) Register here
- 3rd Wednesday: Spanish (December 20) Register here
* Act 48 hours available for PSMLA Members 


Pennsylvania Language Forum - Call for Submissions
Do you have an especially engaging lesson? Have you found a tool that enhances your practice? Is there a program you´ve developed that you're proud of?  PSMLA invites members to submit articles, lesson plans, and research related to the enhancement of world language education. 

The editors of PSMLA´s premier language journal, the Pennsylvania Language Forum, are currently accepting submission for the spring edition. 
Members are encouraged to submit their entries by February 1. 

To learn more about the submission process, please visit the publications tab of the PSMLA website. 


Day of World Languages at Mercyhurst
Inviting high school language students to join us for A Day in World Languages at Mercyhurst University on Friday, January 26. Students will participate in:

  • immersion activities in Spanish and French, 
  • learn-a-new language activities in Arabic, Mandarin and Russian, 
  • our Culture Lab, with interactive art, culture,  and language experiences. 

Students will also have lunch, hear a student panel, and check out study abroad. There is no charge for the day but registration is required. Register here.

For more information, contact Dr. Alice Edwards,

Employment Opportunities

French Teacher (FT), Eastern PA
Saucon Valley High School (Hellertown, PA) seeks an anticipated full-time French teacher. Position is available starting January 2024. Candidate must hold valid PA certificate in French. 
Please visit the district website for more information.

Spanish Teacher (LTS), Pittsburgh Area

Pittsburgh Brashear HS’s award-winning world language department needs a skilled Spanish teacher to work with our level 1 and 2 students during our colleague’s sabbatical. Experience working in urban schools is really important. Being able to successfully build relationships with diverse students is paramount. 

This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door in Pittsburgh Public Schools. Brashear High Schools' world language department is a tight-knit supportive group of excellent teachers — come join us!

For more information, please contact: Devin Browne (

Spanish Teacher (LTS), Western PA
The Indiana Area School District (Indiana, PA) is anticipating an imminent long term substitute vacancy, which is expected to last through the 2023-2024 school year. Applicants should apply on PA-Educator (JobID 070374). Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.