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Around the State

Ryan Wertz and Kathy Shelton, World Language Consultants Ohio Department of Education   Thank You for a Job Done Extraordinarily Well during a Time of Great Adversity The Ohio Department of Education would like to recognize the outstanding efforts of … Continue reading

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Membership

OFLA Needs Your Support Now Teri Wiechart, OFLA Membership Chair Delphos Jefferson High School, Retired There are many reasons to stay involved at this time in OFLA!  Most importantly, it is a way to stay connected when we need it … Continue reading

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AATG

AATG OHIO SPRING 2020 MEETING CANCELED Dennis Boyd, AATG Ohio Treasurer German Teacher, Brunswick High School Due to the cancelation of the 2020 OFLA Conference, the AATG Ohio 2020 Spring Meet and Greet has been canceled. More information about possible … Continue reading

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OFLA Election Results

Cheryl Johnson, OFLA President-Elect Instructional Technologist for the Modern Languages, Denison University  I would first like to thank everyone who voted in our 2020 OFLA election. The board appreciates your participation in this process. We especially appreciate that you took … Continue reading

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2020 OFLA Awards

Milton Alan Turner, OFLA Immediate Past President Saint Ignatius High School This year OFLA recognizes one educator and two friends of world languages as our 2020 Award Winners. Gary DiBianca of Orange High School was named the Leona Glenn Award Winner … Continue reading

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Advocacy

ADVOCACY IN TIMES OF CHALLENGE Connection is the Key Angela Gardner, OFLA Public Relations and Advocacy Chair Spanish Teacher, Ross High School First and foremost, I hope that you are all either safe at home, or, at the time of … Continue reading

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Message from the President

OFLA CONFERENCE 2020, WHAT TO EXPECT Lesley Chapman, OFLA President 2019-2020 French Teacher, Sycamore High School Are you considering coming to the OFLA Conference in Cincinnati on April 2-4?  We are planning three days of excellent workshops and sessions for … Continue reading

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OFLA Teacher of the Year: Deadline Approaching

DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR THE OFLA TEACHER OF THE YEAR APPLICATIONS Cheryl Johnson, OFLA President-Elect Instructional Technologist for the Dept. of Modern Languages, Denison University The February 21st deadline, extended from February 15th, for submitting your portfolio items for consideration as … Continue reading

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Grammar in Context

A Core Practice of World Language Teaching Lucas Hoffman, OFLA Treasurer Sylvania Southview High School This is the fifth article in a series about the nationally developed core practices of world language teaching.  Are you new to the Core Practices? … Continue reading

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Membership

THE TOP FIVE REASONS TO JOIN OFLA Teri Wiechart, OFLA Membership Chair Delphos Jefferson High School (Retired) Use your voice. Our profession takes hits from all angles, not the least of which is the talk of replacing it with computer … Continue reading

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