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Mead Leadership

Mead Leadership

Sans, Inc./Mead Leadership Program

Do you have an idea for a project in any area of foreign language teaching?

Would you like to develop your project with the help of an expert mentor?

Are you ready to take the next step in teaching and share your work with colleagues?

Educators of ALL LANGUAGES at ALL LEVELS are encouraged to apply to the Mead Leadership Program , designed to identify potential leaders in education and to support the development of their potential. Scholarship recipients will participate in the upcoming Northeast Conference in a program designed by NECTFL to foster leadership for the profession which includes registration for the conference, lodging and invitations to special conference events.  Applications must be submitted through PSMLA by Monday, December 11, 2023. Send applications via email to

For more information and to apply, visit

Past PSMLA MEAD Fellows

Traci Dougherty, Upper Dublin School District - 2023

Rich Madel, Plymouth Whitemarsh High School - 2021

Cherie Garrett, Dallastown Area High School - 2020

Lucía Osa-Melero, Duquesne University - 2016

Nancy Zimmerman, Kutztown University - 2014

Daliang Wang, D.Ed, Mercyhurst College - 2012

Silvina Orsatti, Kiski School - 2011

Natalie Puhala, Gateway High School, Monroeville - 2007

Stephanie A. Keebler, Clarion Area Elementary School, Clarion - 2006

Rocio Dominguez, Ministry of Education, Peru (formerly Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh) - 2003