Category Archives: OFLA News: Association

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

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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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