Monthly Archives: September 2012

Letter from the President

 Roslyn Terek, President This Is Going to Be the Year! Hi Everyone! As the hot summer days changed slowly to the crisp days of fall, we teachers were preparing for the start of the 2012-13 academic year. Although we may … Continue reading

Posted in Letter from the President, Vol. 51, No. 1 - Fall 2012

Welcome to the electronic Cardinal!

We are pleased to bring you the first electronic Cardinal!   When you arrive here at the “Home” page, you will find all the articles for the Fall 2012 issue.  You can scroll through them but if you are looking … Continue reading

Posted in Cardinal, Vol. 51, No. 1 - Fall 2012

Will YOU Be Part of OFLA’s Leadership?

 Carol Eiber, Immediate Past President We are all so proud that our Ohio Foreign Language Association is a strong and respected organization.  It became what it is because of the consistent quality leadership over the years.  Now, in the fall, … Continue reading

Posted in OFLA News: Association, Vol. 51, No. 1 - Fall 2012

Teacher of the Year Nominee

Congratulations to Rebecca Wiehe! OFLA’s Nominee for Central States Teacher of the Year Roslyn Terek, President The OFLA Board is pleased to announce that Rebecca Wiehe, Hudson High School WL teacher and National Board Certified Teacher, will represent OFLA as our nominee for the Central States … Continue reading

Posted in Conference, Vol. 51, No. 1 - Fall 2012

2013 Conference Planning Team/Committee Chairs

Roslyn Terek, President 2013 Conference Planning Team Preparations for the upcoming joint CSC/OFLA Conference began well over two years ago and have been moving along at a fast and furious pace.

Posted in Conference, Vol. 51, No. 1 - Fall 2012


Results of le Grand Concours 2012 Judy Bates Ohio French students and their teachers participated in increased numbers in le Grand Concours 2012, much to the delight of all francophones. Participation increased from 2000 students in 2011 to 3456 students … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Affiliates, Vol. 51, No. 1 - Fall 2012

Projects with Purpose

Bringing the Ethos of Service Learning into the Language Classroom Chela Crinnion, Convent of the Sacred Heart (New York, NY) Rationale As language teachers, we strive to introduce our students to a bigger world, beyond their linguistic and cultural comfort … Continue reading

Posted in OFLA News: Association, Vol. 51, No. 1 - Fall 2012


Teri Wiechart, President Elect See the “Awards” page for details, deadline and qualifications.  Visit for forms.

Posted in Awards, Vol. 51, No. 1 - Fall 2012


Dear Foreign Language Colleague, Well we’ve done it again! We’ve organized our classrooms, gone through files for the beginning week, arranged our own desks, tried to look ahead and get everything done that we have no time for once that first … Continue reading

Posted in Membership, Vol. 51, No. 1 - Fall 2012

Secondary Language Learning

An Old Dog Learns New Tricks! Debbie McCorkle, Secondary Language Learning Committee Chair Bonjour! I would like to introduce myself to the OFLA membership. My name is Debbie McCorkle, the sole French teacher at Unioto High School located near Chillicothe, Ohio. … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Vol. 51, No. 1 - Fall 2012