Category Archives: Professional Development

Around the State

Preparing for the Implementation of Ohio’s New Seal of Biliteracy Program Ryan Wertz, Kathy Shelton, and Paula Sondej, World Language Consultants, Ohio Department of Education As the school year gets underway, the excitement building around Ohio’s newest language-based program is … Continue reading

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The Changing Colors of the Season

Holly Haputa, Professional Development Chair Spanish Teacher, Avon Lake High School As I look out the window, I’m reminded what a beautiful time of year this is in Ohio – that seasonal transition where summer gives us its last dose … Continue reading

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What’s New for New Teachers?

RESA News for 2017 Lesley Chapman, Beginning Teachers Chair  French Teacher, Sycamore High School Like all things new, the RESA program is growing and changing each year. It is important to know what those changes are for this year if … Continue reading

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CSCTFL Extension Workshop is a Success!

Martha Pero Halemba Hudson City Schools Spanish Teacher CSCTFL Program Chair 2017 OFLA President 2008-2009 OFLA Professional Development Chair   Becky Shick presented “ Preparing Our Students for Success: Designing and Implementing Standards-based Thematic Instruction” on October 8th in Delaware. … Continue reading

Posted in No. 3 - Summer 2016, Professional Development, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

ACTFL OPI Training Applications for the Classroom

  Beth Hanlon, OFLA President Elect Spanish Teacher, Oberlin High School This past July, the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) held a Summer Institute Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) training at the Ohio State University. I was … Continue reading

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CSCTFL/OFLA Conference

CSCTFL/OFLA Conference Martha Halemba, PD Chair OFLA The Best PD in the land!  Everyone mark your calendars for March 10-12 in Columbus!  There are 36 workshops and over 240 sessions.  There is something for everyone:  IPAs, Assessment, IB, AP, Literacy, … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Take-Aways from the 2015 ACTFL Conference

Beth Hanlon, OFLA Executive Vice-President, Spanish Teacher, Oberlin High School This past November, I had the opportunity to attend my first ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) conference!  It was quite an experience from traveling cross country to … Continue reading

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