In This Issue…

Executive News

Lesley Chapman, 2019-2020 President
OFLA Conference 2020, What to Expect

Cheryl Johnson, President-Elect
OFLA Teacher of the Year: Deadline Approaching

Lucas Hoffman, Executive Treasurer
Interpreting Authentic Resources

Teri Wiechart, Membership Chair
The Top Five Reasons to Join OFLA

Beth Hanlon, Executive Recorder and Editor of The Cardinal
Using Literature Circles in the World Language Classroom

Angela Gardner, Public Relations and Advocacy Chair
What’s Your “Ask”?

Committee News

Megan Brady, Beginning Teachers
Spotlight on New Teachers

Samantha Bremner, Early Language Learning
Teaching Intercultural Awareness

Julie Frye, Scholarship
What’s the Good Word?

Maureen Gerber, Secondary Language Learning
Ohio’s Seal of Biliteracy 

Leah Henson, Technology Integration
A Flipped Language Classroom

Advocacy & Affiliates 

Ryan Wertz and Kathy Shelton, Ohio Department of Education World Language Consultants
Around the State

Megan Murphy, American Association of Teachers of French (Ohio)
Ohio AATF Annual Visit to Toledo Museum of Art

Dennis Boyd, American Association of Teachers of German (Ohio)
AATG Updates

Jonathan Harris, American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (Ohio)
AATSP Ohio Buckeye Chapter Update

Derek Braun, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
So What’s the Difference?


Benjamin Hirt
Considering Alsatian-Language Learning to Rethink French Teaching 

Jing Tan
Under the Mask of Bilingual Education

Hongwin Yu
Meaningful Acquisition 


OFLA Conference, Cincinnati, April 2-4, 2020 

2020 Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages