Category Archives: Professional Development

A Whole New World

Dina Marsala,  OFLA Editor of Electronic Media French Teacher, Avon Lake City Schools Are you ready to take your professional development to the next level? Have you been looking for something that you can do on YOUR own time? Are … Continue reading

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BACK IN THE GROOVE: Autumn PD Updates

Holly Haputa, Professional Development Chair, Spanish Teacher, Avon Lake High School I hope you’ve had a smooth start to the year and have implemented something you took away from the Spring conference in Cleveland or one of our four 2018 … Continue reading

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In Full Bloom…Winding Down and Winding Up

Holly Haputa, Professional Development Chair Spanish Teacher, Avon Lake High School Whew! We made it! Like you, I love the summer for a variety of reasons. Time with family and friends, the smell of fresh cut grass, focusing on a … Continue reading

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WE BUILT THIS CITY ON ROCK AND ROLL: Cleveland welcomes you to the 2018 OFLA Annual Conference

Holly Haputa, Professional Development Chair Spanish Teacher, Avon Lake High School I am ecstatic that my hometown is hosting this year’s annual conference! The session line up has a fantastic variety of topics and we are in the heart of … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development, Uncategorized, Winter 2018 | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Committee News, Professional Development, Uncategorized, Winter 2017 | Leave a comment

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 very … 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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