Category Archives: OFLA News: Association

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

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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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Awards, Best of Ohio and OFLA Conference All Starts

2015 OFLA Awards Rui Tan Beginning Teacher of the Year Chinese Teacher Jackson High School

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A Day in the Life of an Elementary Spanish Teacher

Samantha Chaney, Elementary Spanish Teacher, Maumee Valley Country Day School, Toledo, Ohio, OFLA ELL Committee Member The day has just begun when a Spanish teacher enters her classroom. In her room, you don’t find textbooks, workbooks, and mountains of worksheets. … Continue reading

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CSCTFL/OFLA 2016

Mark Your Calendar NOW for CSCTFL/OFLA 2016! Sarah Shackelford, CSCTFL/OFLA 2016 Program Chair 2016 conference Ad Mark your calendar NOW for CSCTFL/OFLA 2016! OFLA’s joint conference with the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages will be held … Continue reading

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