Category Archives: Committee News

Important Legislative Changes: Elementary Licensure and PBIS Training

Barbara A. Sposet, Ph.D. Chair, Teacher Education & Licensure Committee Baldwin Wallace University “The Only Constant is Change” – Heraclitus, Greek philosopher Changes affecting both EPP’s (Education Preparation Providers or Teacher Education Programs) and in-service teachers were announced in late … Continue reading

Posted in Cardinal, Committee News, Fall 2018, General, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Hello again, Beginning Teacher (and Veteran Teacher) Tribe!

Nicole Hanlon, OFLA Beginning Teachers Chair French Teacher, Buckeye Valley High School Fall is officially upon us! With the changing in the colors of the leaves and the arrival of boots, scarves, and cooler weather comes the season of DEVOLSON. … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Fall 2018, General, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What Will You Say?

Kerry Parker, OFA Secondary Language Learning Chair French Teacher, Edison High School It is a topic that is once again coming back to the attention of educators, policymakers and journalists alike – we have a national shortage of teachers. And not … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Summer 2018, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Future of World Language Education

Denise Broda, OFLA Scholarship Chair Spanish Teacher, Wooster High School I had the pleasure of getting to meet this year’s conference scholarship winners in April at our annual conference, and that experience left me feeling very optimistic about the future … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Summer 2018, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Expand Your Horizons: Bringing Variety into the Classroom

Samantha Bremner, ELL Chair, Toledo We’ve all been there. It’s time to teach a lesson about traditional cultures in your classroom. Break out the decorations, mix up or order the food, and settle on for another day to be discussed … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Summer 2018, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Making Progress One Step at a Time

Barbara A. Sposet, Ph.D., OFLA Teacher Education & Licensure Committee Chair Baldwin Wallace University As we conclude national Teacher Appreciation Week, there are several local and national events of note that have taken place over the first half of 2018 … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Summer 2018, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Three Suggestions for the Beginning Teacher (and to all of us)

Nicole Hanlon OFLA Beginning Teachers Chair Woo hoo! You’ve made it! You’re halfway through your first year (or another year, if you aren’t a first-year teacher)! The end may not really be in sight, but you have at least the … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Uncategorized, Winter 2018 | Leave a comment