Professional Opportunities; PSMLA Awards

Created on Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019 10:39:31

PSMLA Student & Teacher Awards

PSMLA Outstanding High School Graduating World Language Student Awards applications are due April 11, 2019.

PSMLA Teacher of the Year: This program is intended to select viable candidates for the ACTFL Teacher of the Year. The deadline for nominations is April 20, 2019.

PSMLA Outstanding World Language Educator of the Year: Consider nominating a K-12 educator or a post-secondary educator. The deadline for application is April 20, 2019.

Are you a teacher of Spanish looking for an amazing opportunity to study this summer?  The deadline for application for the Cemanahuac Award is fast approaching.  The date for your application is April 15, 2019.

Find all of the applications and details on the PSMLA website or click the links above. 

Please contact Karen Belcastro at if there are any questions. 


PSMLA Workshop at Messiah College

*Register by March 25!

PSMLA is hosting its 4th annual workshop for language teachers at Messiah College on Saturday, March 30.  This interactive workshop will focus on strategies for sustaining 90%+ target language use by teachers and students as well as activities to practice and assess interpersonal speaking.  Registration includes a continental breakfast as well as a lunch with conversation in the target language.  PSMLA members can earn 3 Act 48 hours as well as discounted registration rates.

Please visit our webpage for further details and to register.

CIEE Global Navigator Programs

CIEE’s High School Global Navigator Programs still have spots for 7 of our programs. They are for Session 1 – which is early June. If there are any teachers or people interested in applying, please share:

Programs that we still have a couple of available positions for Session 1 only:

  • LC France (2 positions left)
  • LC Berlin (3 positions left)
  • SL Hyderabad (1 position left – must have experience in India)
  • LC Tokyo (1 position left)
  • GD Moscow (1 position left)
  • SL Iringa (2 positions left – must have experience in Tanzania and with soccer)
  • LC Shanghai (1-2 positions left)

Global Language Project 

The Global Language Project  has now opened applications for their Summer STARTALK program for teachers of Arabic, Mandarin, and Korean languages.

Interested persons can find further details here on the GLP website. They are accepting applications until April 15, 2019; however, it is recommended that teachers apply early.

Global Career Series

Careers in Environmental Sustainability

 Thursday, April 4 from 9:00 - 11:30 AM

Green Building Alliance

 Join us as we tour the environmentally-friendly features of The Highline (home to the Green Building Alliance), learn about GBA's work and how they contribute to the Global Goals, and meet with leading sustainability experts about careers in environmental sustainability!  Register here.


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