PSMLA Awards (CfN); Tech Talk

Created on Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 11:22:46

Tech Talk Coffee Hour

The Tech Talk Coffee Hour will be on Wednesday, February 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., Feb. 24th.

In order to register for this event, you will need to log in to your PSMLA account or create a new account. 


PSMLA Workshops & Webinars

Please check out the PSMLA Workshops and Webinar page for upcoming opportunities and also slideshows and recordings from previous sessions about topics that maybe helpful to you. 

The page is continually updated.

Please visit: https://www.psmla.org/psmla-workshop for more details.


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. 

Nomination criteria and application 

Applications are due on March 31. Send your application to awards@psmla.org.


Call for Nominations: Student Awards

PSMLA Outstanding High School Graduating World Language Student Award

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.

Selection criteria:

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.

Requirements:

  • Teachers nominating students must be members of PSMLA by March 1 of the current year.
  • A teacher may nominate one student per world language that he/she teaches.
  • Go to psmla.org under the Awards link for prize information.

Nomination Form


PSMLA Student Recognition Awards

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.

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