For Faculty

Penn Language Center supports the development of language educators across the University by providing professional development opportunities and connecting faculty to resources at Penn and beyond. 


Pre-Semester Orientation

Penn Language Center organizes a week-long training for new teaching fellows, Fulbright FLTAs, and lecturers to the University of Pennsylvania before the start of the academic year.


PLC Workshops on Pedagogy and Technology

Led by the PLC Technology Director, PLC workshops focus on current issues of interest to Penn's community of language educators.


Language Educator Symposium

The annual Language Educator Symposium, co-sponsored by Penn GSE, invites leading experts to share their research and insights on the latest in language teaching pedagogy.


SAS Language Teaching Innovation Grants

Penn Language Center administers a grant program to enhance language instruction at the University.


PLC Travel Grants

Lecturers of PLC courses may apply for support from to attend national conferences.


Penn Resources

Language educators across the University are encouraged to utilize Penn's vast resources to enrich their courses.


National Resources

Professional organizations and national resource centers provide a wealth of information and materials for language instructors.