In order to register for the conference, fill out the form below and press SUBMIT. To download a printable version of the form, click on the link below.

2017 PSDA Conference Registration Form

CONFERENCE LOCATION: Ramada Inn Conference Center State College, PA
1450 S Atherton Street State College, PA 16801 Phone: 814-238- 3001
Rooms and rates will be held until September 13, 2017. If you must cancel a room, it must be done by 24 hours before your check in day by 5:30pm. Please make your reservations immediately. Rooms rate is $85 plus tax.


NOTICE: By clicking submit you are registering yourself for the PSDA 2017 Conference. A confirmation email will be sent to you for your records.
THIS DOES NOT REGISTER A ROOM FOR YOU AT THE RAMADA INN CONFERENCE CENTER, STATE COLLEGE. Please call 814-238- 3001 to register a room and get the special rate mentioned above.

The 2017 Conference will include presentations on:


  • League Updates for NSDA, PHSSL and CFL
  • PHSSL’s Revamped Radio Broadcasting Program
  • New Coaches Session (all are welcome)
  • Keynote: Program Oral Interp from Start to Finish – Joele Denis
  • More Interpretation with Joele Denis A Question and Answer Session will follow
  • Big Questions Debate – John Templeton Grant through NSDA
  • NSDA Coaching Certification
  • New Coaches Session: David Long, Southern Lehigh Panel Discussion on League Updates and new league categories

Member Information


Total with Conference and NFHS membership is $110.
Conference fee includes the meals listed. 

Return registration by September 30, 2017

MAILED REGISTRATIONS AND ALL CHECKS WILL GO DIRECTLY TO David Long 619 Maple Street Bethlehem, PA 18018
For any questions or concerns, contact MARY ANN BERTY: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Questions about programs, speakers, fees and any email registrations will go to Mary Ann Berty.
Home (724) 222-4135 School (724) 225-5380 Extension 6198


NOTICE: By clicking submit you are registering yourself for the PSDA 2017 Conference. A confirmation email will be sent to you for your records.
THIS DOES NOT REGISTER A ROOM FOR YOU AT THE RAMADA INN CONFERENCE CENTER, STATE COLLEGE. Please call 814-238- 3001 to register a room and get the special rate mentioned above.





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Why should I join PSDA?

With all of the concerns educators and coaches face today, the last thing any of us needs is another group to join, or more obligations. But PSDA isn’t your typical group – your participation is what you want it to be. So, what does PSDA offer?

  1. ACT 48 Hours for attending PSDA conference workshops
  2. IDEAS that can be used by classroom educators, coaches, and anyone involved in communication instruction
  3. FRIENDS who provide both a social and professional network
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