2019 PACIE Annual Conference
Our Past - Our Present - Our Future 


Our Past, Our Present, Our Future

PACIE looks forward to welcoming you to Central Pennsylvania for our Annual conference from October 24th to 26th! PACIE has Joined the Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (PSMLA) in a celebration of our 50th and 100th anniversaries, to reflect on the past, present, and future of international education in PA. We look forward to stimulating exchange of innovative ideas about educating the next generation of leaders in an interconnected world. We hope to see you in State College to celebrate the 50th anniversary of PACIE with us!

PACIE 2019 Conference Keynote Speaker

Session Proposal

Submit a session proposal in any pertinent area such as: technology, methodology, materials, techniques, assessment, standards, and connections to other disciplines or the local and world community. Session proposals are due by April 14, 2019. PACIE Conference Session Proposal Form  

Date and Location

October 24, 2019 is reserved for pre-conference workshops. The 2019 PACIE Conference will be held from October 25-26, 2019 at the Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center.  For More information please visit the hotel website.
Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center

To reserve a room in the PACIE block, please click here or dial1-800-233-7505 with the code: PAC19A. The room block is held under Pennsylvania Council for International Education. Our rooms will be held at a group rate and available until September 29, 2019.

Conference Schedule

Download the 2019 Conference Schedule! Please check back for the complete brochure in September.

Sponsor the 2019 Conference

We invite your organization to sponsor, advertise or exhibit at our upcoming conference. Fees and inclusions are listed just below. The deadline to submit for the upcoming conference is August 31, 2019 in order for any advertising and/or acknowledgement to be printed in the brochure. Please click on this link to select your desired option and inclusions for each option:
Sponsor the 2019 PACIE Conference

Please feel free to contact Christina Good at: exec.director@pacie.org if you have questions or require additional information.


PACIE Awards

Nominate a deserving Pennsylvanian for the awards below. Nominations are due by June 15, 2019. Click on the link for the PACIE Awards Nomination Form  

Portlock Outstanding International Educator Award
The David Portlock Award for Outstanding International Educator recognizes international educators in mid-career who have exhibited evidence of on-going mentoring of colleagues in the field, exemplary leadership in international education on their campuses, and consistent contribution to the field as seen in presentations, papers, publications or other academic enterprises.

Kopp Lifetime Achievement Award
The W. LaMarr Kopp Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who has demonstrated longstanding excellence, commitment, and leadership in the field of international education.

Bringing the World to PA Award
The Bringing the World to Pennsylvania: K-16 Collaboration Award gives support and visibility to international/multi-cultural collaborative projects between K-12 and higher education institutions in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The recognition of such programs is intended to encourage educators and administrators to offer similar programs in their own school districts and communities, to build partnerships among educational institutions and to demonstrate to state officials the energy and creativity that is available to further the international interests of the state.