Category Archives: OFLA News: Association

2018 OFLA Teacher of the Year

Beth Hanlon, 2017-2018 OFLA President Spanish Teacher, Oberlin High School The Teacher of the Year Award is designed to recognize very accomplished language teachers that follow best practices, both state and national standards, as well as proficiency guidelines. The Teacher … Continue reading

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Letter from the President

Lucas Hoffman, OFLA President 2016-2017 French & Spanish Teacher, Sylvania Southview High School Dear OFLA colleagues, As the 2016-2017 academic year comes to an end, I’d like to look back at the good work that OFLA has accomplished this year. … 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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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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Advancing the Mission, Affirming our Vision, and Supporting the Strategic Plan

A letter from the President Martha E. Castañeda OFLA President 2015-2016 Associate Professor of Foreign Language and ESOL Education, Miami University Welcome to 2016, another year that is sure to feature significant and exciting initiatives in the field of language … Continue reading

Posted in Conference, Executive News, Letter from the President, OFLA News: Association, Vol. 54, No. 2 - Winter 2016 | Leave a comment

Fostering Connections – CHECK! Empowering Communities – CHECK! Celebrating the World – CHECK!

Your OFLA membership does all this and more! Julie Frye, Lexington High School/OFLA Membership Chair As the OFLA Executive Board and Committee members prepare for our joint OFLA/CSCTFL annual conference, I invite you to confirm and/or update all of the … Continue reading

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Seal of Biliteracy

Debbie Varga, OFLA Public Relations and Advocacy Chair The Seal of Biliteracy has been a powerful tool for states to provide high school graduates recognition for achievement of  proficiency one or more languages other than English.  This is beneficial for … Continue reading

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