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OFLA / CSCTFL Joint Conference: March 9 – 11, 2023

For more information head to http://www.csctfl.org!

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The Antiracist World Language Classroom

Transforming Language Learning Marcia Davis, OFLA Secondary Language Learning ChairWorld Language Middle School, Columbus City Schools Language is a powerful vehicle through which its learners can communicate about a variety of topics. Traditionally, that communication may have been about the … Continue reading

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Teacher Shortage: A Concerning Matter

Pascale Abadie, OFLA Recruitment and Retention ChairAssociate Professor, Wright State University It has been more and more challenging to recruit teachers and professors alike; fewer students choose the teaching path, and a job that was once seen as rewarding and … Continue reading

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Around the State

Ryan Wertz and Kathy Shelton World Language Consultants, Ohio Department of Education Another school year is well underway, and world language teachers everywhere are working hard following the recent disruptions in learning to get their students’ proficiency development and intercultural … Continue reading

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National German Exam Results 2022

Ohio has five winners! Darlene Lyon, Ohio AATG Testing ChairGerman Teacher, Berea-Midpark High School This year’s National German Exam continued with its successful online format with 641 students in 13 schools around Ohio completing the exam.  At level 2 thirty-six … Continue reading

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AATSP Update

Alondra PachecoSpanish Teacher, University School, Hunting Valley This past September, AATSP celebrated National Teach Spanish Week to promote the teaching of Spanish as a profession and highlight the importance of Spanish as a world language. This week-long event began with … Continue reading

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¡Aprovechen del teatro español… en Cleveland!

Dr. Roger Anderson, Assistant Professor of International Languages & Cultures Central State University Como profesor de francés y árabe, estoy siempre celoso de todas las oportunidades disponibles para los estudiantes de español para usar el idioma en contextos, fuera de … Continue reading

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Reinventing Yourself in Times Like These…

Deborah VargaSpanish Teacher, Revere Local Schools We are in difficult times in so many ways. We are being pressed on all sides and still we have hope that there is a “light at the end of the tunnel”. Your very … Continue reading

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Camp OFLA 2023

Plans are underway for Camp OFLA 2023! Dr. Lori WinneProgram Director, Camp OFLA Camp OFLA 2023 will celebrate its 18th year this summer! Many changes have taken place over the years, including languages, staff and campers! Camp OFLA is a … Continue reading

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Please Consider Attending the 2022 60th Anniversary Conference July 25-27, 2022

Richard Emch, Ohio Foreign Language Association PresidentFrench Teacher, North Royalton High School In an ever-changing field of education, the Ohio Foreign Language Association has focused our strategic plan to “build the capacity of foreign language teachers to prepare learners to … Continue reading

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