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The 2018 OFLA Conference…Are you ready?

Beth Hanlon, 2017-2018 OFLA President Spanish Teacher, Oberlin High School The 2018 OFLA conference is taking shape and it is incredible to watch it all come together! The OFLA board is very excited to provide this professional development opportunity for … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Milton Alan Turner, President Elect French and Spanish Teacher, Saint Ignatius High School 2018 OFLA Elections After working with the OFLA Nominations Committee, we will soon present the members that will be running for OFLA Board positions during the upcoming … Continue reading

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The Columbus Museum of Art Provides Inspiration to Ohio’s French Teachers and Students

Lesley Chapman, Executive Vice President French Teacher, Sycamore High School I don’t know about you, but I am often on the lookout for meaningful, worthwhile cultural experiences for my students. I’m not much of a fan of going on a field … Continue reading

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AU SECOURS! Translation: HELP!

Julie Frye, OFLA Membership Chair Lexington High School French Teacher This may be repetitive, and I seem to make a similar plea each year in September and January, and maybe even a third time as the annual OFLA Conference approaches! … Continue reading

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Why Write an Article for The Cardinal

Jonathan Harris Executive Recorder and Editor of the Cardinal, OFLA Spanish Teacher, St. Gabriel Consolidated School, Cincinnati, Ohio “The art or craft of writing is a clumsy attempt to find symbols for the wordlessness,” said award-winning author John Steinbeck when … Continue reading

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN: Reflections from ACTFL

Dina Marsala, OFLA Editor of Electronic Media French Teacher, Avon Lake City Schools This past November I had the opportunity to attend my first ACTFL Convention in Nashville. Visiting Nashville was a dream come true with the live bands, country … 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

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