In This Issue…

💐 Spring 2023 💐

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Executive News

Mark Himmelein, President
Letter from the President 

Kaleigh Baker, President Elect
Upcoming OFLA Conferences!
OFLA Back to School Splash 

Megan Brady, Executive Vice President
Quality Education: Sustainable Goal Turned Project

Alan Turner, Editor for Electronic Media
Jus Sanguinis – Identity and Nationality 

Beth Hanlon, Executive Recorder and Editor of The Cardinal
Do You Want to be a Cardinal Editor?

Cheryl Johnson, Parliamentarian and Bylaws
ReadLang: A Useful Tool to Support Language Acquisition through Reading for Pleasure 

Lisa Howie, Executive Treasurer
Lima, Perú in My Classroom 

Maria Herman, Membership Chair
Join Us This Summer for a Mini-Retreat

Committee News

Lauren Racela, Technology Integration
Reviewing an AI-Generated Lesson Plan

Marcia Davis, Secondary Language Learning 
Representation Matters

Nicole Hanlon, Beginning Teachers
Spotlight on New Teachers: Timo Acker

Advocacy & Affiliates 

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

Darlene Lyon, AATG
National German Exam Results 2023


Dr. Roger Anderson
When Everyone Looks (And Sounds) like the Enemy

Mélissa Baril & Kathleen Stein-Smith
Francophone Culture in the US: Empathy, Empowerment, and Advocacy 

Rachel Faerber-Ovaska
Adding Chatbots to Your Teaching Toolkit: Strategies, Caveats, and Benefits

Hind Haddad
Jigsaw Learning Strategy in the Arabic Classroom for Middle School

Regina Lerdo de Tejada West
Get Rewarded for Making Mistakes

Debbie Varga
How to Keep Moving Forward without Fall Backwards