Category Archives: Summer 2019

2019 OFLA Award Winners

Beth Hanlon, OFLA Immediate Past President Spanish Teacher, Oberlin High School As the OFLA immediate past president this school year, I was responsible for serving as the 2019 OFLA Awards Selection Committee chair. I would like to thank the 2019 … Continue reading

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2019 Ohio TESOL Conference

Derek Braun, TESOL/OFLA Liaison ELL Science Teacher, Columbus City Schools Ohio TESOL and the Lau Resource Center are proud to present the Ohio TESOL 2019 Conference. With over a hundred sessions, dozens of exhibitors, and approximately 800 attendees, Ohio TESOL … Continue reading

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Maintaining an Effective Teacher Workforce

Barbara A. Sposet, Ph.D., OFLA Teacher Education and Licensure Committee Chair Baldwin Wallace University After a year of sharing facts, reasons for and possible solutions to the national teacher shortage (with foreign languages being among the top five shortage areas), the … Continue reading

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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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Around the State

Ryan Wertz and Kathy Shelton, World Language Consultants Ohio Department of Education As the 2018-2019 academic year ends, we at the Ohio Department of Education would like to express our sincere gratitude for a job well done. Ohio continues to … Continue reading

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My Personal Journey to Make Next School Year Better

Samantha Bremner, OFLA Early Language Learning Chair Toledo As one school year winds down, we must start preparing for the next one to begin. Whether that means organizing a classroom, a computer desktop that swallows files, professional development, or breathing … Continue reading

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AATG Ohio Spring Meeting 2019

Gene Aufderhaar, Van Wert High School/AATG Ohio President Dennis Boyd, Brunswick High School/AATG Ohio Treasurer/AATG Ohio Liaison to OFLA Darlene Lyon, Berea-Midpark High School/Testing Chairperson The AATG Ohio Spring meeting was held at the Central States/OFLA Conference in Columbus, OH, … Continue reading

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