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PSMLA Fall Conference 2019

PSMLA looks forward to welcoming you to Central Pennsylvania for our annual statewide conference of world language educators on October 24 to 26. PSMLA has joined with the Pennsylvania Council for International Education (PACIE) in a celebration of our 100th and 50th anniversaries, respectively, to reflect on our past, our present, and our future. We look forward to a stimulating exchange of innovative ideas about educating the next generation of citizens in an interconnected world. We hope to see you in State College in October to celebrate the 100th anniversary of PSMLA with us!


Registration & Conference Rates
Register online for the advance registration discount until October 4.

Pre-Conference Workshop Details
Using High-Leverage Practices to Enact the Work of Language Teaching, a workshop with Eileen W. Glisan and Richard Donato.

Keynote Speaker on October 25
Mr. Don Gentile, Intelligence Community Senior Language Authority and Chief Learning Officer

Conference Schedule
View the detailed conference program with session descriptions.

Full Conference Program
View the full confeerence program. You will receive a printed copy when you register at the conference

Exhibiting, Advertising, and Sponsorship Opportunities
Visit our Advertising page.

Hotel Information
Reserve your room in the conference hotel by September 12 to get the special conference rate. To book your room over the phone, call 1-800-233-7505 with the code PSML19A.

Places of interest around State College
View some ideas for sightseeing around the Penn State campus


Mike Bogdan, Conference Co-Chair (

Susanne Nimmrichter, Conference Co-Chair (

Phyllis Rzodkiewicz, Conference Co-Chair (