Oklahoma Foreign Language Teachers' association
When: April 13th
Where: Oral Roberts University.
Our keynote speaker will be Lea Graner-Kennedy. She has served as the Humanities and World Language Coordinator, French and Spanish Teacher and Curriculum Writer for Stonington Public Schools in CT over the past 15 years. Lea has also worked with various districts in a consultant role teaching professional development and has presented at state, regional, and national conferences each year. She has a passion for teacher training and collaborating with dynamic language teachers to design and teach authentic, proficiency-based curriculum in alignment with ACTFL Standards. In her role as the NADSFL representative for the Northeast, she helps with the NECTFL Conference and works to bring language educators together to delve into best practices and new initiatives put forth by ACTFL.
Call for Proposals
OFLTA's focus this conference is continuing our study of ACTFL's High Leverage Teaching Practices. Workshops should tie into 1 of the 6 High Leverage Teaching Practices.
OFLTA is committed to supporting world languages teachers by providing quality professional development opportunities. The goal for our conference sessions is to equip teachers to increase their students’ proficiency in the target language(s) through the following:
· Understanding of second language acquisition theories
· Teaching methodologies and activities that support teachers in providing students with comprehensible input
· Performance-based activities and assessments
· Standards-based lessons
· Using authentic resources in the classroom
. High Leverage Teaching Practices (ACTFL)
Please consider sharing your successful experience and expertise in these areas with your world language teaching colleagues by submitting a proposal to present at our conference.
Note that all presenters must be members of OFLTA and must also register for the conference.
Advance registration closes on Friday, March 29. Registration fees increase after that date.
After March 29th
Conference Cancellation Policy:
OFLTA takes pride in offering an excellent conference experience! The Board works tirelessly to organize and plan many months in advance attending to all the details, catering included based on advance registration numbers. In order to keep conference prices affordable to our membership and in an effort to purchase only what is necessary, cancellations after September 17th, or conference no-shows, will have $20 cancellation charge. If you have extenuating circumstances, please contact Whitney Stafford-Najibi at email@example.com