Category Archives: Executive News

Message from the President

Beth Hanlon, 2017-2018 OFLA President Spanish Teacher, Oberlin High School Happy 2017-2018 school year! As a teacher, I always feel as though a new school year is THE new year. It is a time for fresh starts as well as … Continue reading

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Insights from the President-Elect

Milton Alan Turner, President-Elect French and Spanish Teacher, Saint Ignatius High School LILL Conference-We Are All Leaders! 40 world languages teachers participated in the Leadership Initiative for Language Learning (LILL) Summer Initiative for Emerging Leaders June 27-29 in Skokie, IL. … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Rubrics to Guide Your IPA and PD Proposals

Lesley Chapman, OFLA Executive Vice President  Sycamore High School Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! At OFLA we have been working hard to continue supporting the stellar work our World Language colleagues are doing across the state. One of our … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead: A Context for OFLA 2017-2018

Beth Hanlon, OFLA President-Elect Spanish Teacher, Oberlin High School After a great “core strengthening” at the 2017 OFLA conference, the 2016-2017 school year will soon be behind us! I would like to take the opportunity to give you details of … Continue reading

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2017 Board Elections, Meet the Candidates!

Beth Hanlon, OFLA President-Elect After working with the OFLA Nominations Committee, it is time to present the members that will be running for OFLA Board positions during the upcoming election! Please take the time to read about each the eligible professional … Continue reading

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Stepping Up: Taking a leadership role in YOUR professional organization

Beth Hanlon, OFLA Executive Vice-President Spanish Teacher, Oberlin High School   I think back to the beginning years of my teaching career. Back to when surviving the daily struggles of lesson planning and classroom management were the top priorities. As … Continue reading

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Core Practice #3 of World Language Teaching

Lucas Hoffman, Sylvania Southview HS, OFLA President-elect This is part three in a series of articles about the nationally developed core practices of world language teaching. In the fall article, I wrote about the ACTFL position statement on 90% target … Continue reading

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