In This Issue…

Executive News

Cheryl Johnson, Immediate Past President
Nominate a Deserving World Language Teacher or Advocate for an OFLA Award

Kayleigh Baker, Executive Vice President
Celebrating Day of the Dead in Various Levels of Spanish

Beth Hanlon, Executive Recorder and Editor of The Cardinal
Quick, Easy, and Engaging Activities

Nela Serrano, Professional Development Chair
A Conversation with Dr. Bill VanPatten: Part 2

Lisa Howie, Executive Treasurer
The Our Story Series by Voces Digital

Committee News

Julia Thomas, Early Language Learning
This is Who We Are

Megan Brady, Beginning Teachers
Spotlight on New Teachers: Jamie Howie

Lauren Racela, Technology Integration
What We Know Now: Best Tech Discoveries from Remote Learning

Marcia Davis, Secondary Language Learning
Brand New World Language Middle School Opens in Columbus

Advocacy & Affiliates 

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

Alondra Pacheco, American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (Ohio)
AATSP Update 


Dr. Roger Anderson
Deepening Our Roots: Tips for Growing LCTL Programs

Dr. Roger Anderson
Scamming French Immigrants to 18th Century Ohio

Alexis Blum
Back in the Habit: Creating and Maintaining Routines

Paulina Montaldo
Embracing Diversity

Katherine O’Keeffe-Swank
Listening to Our Students: Pro-Bilingual Education

Maria Ortiz
Integrating Inquiry-Based Learning Strategies to Further L2 Proficiency

Hannah Reese
Bilingualism and Education

Jessica Rhoades
How I Will Use My OFLA Grant