The OFLA Mission

Every Ohio student will be proficient in a second language, which is essential to a world-class education.

The OFLA Vision

The Ohio Foreign Language Association is committed to articulated, standards-based world language study beginning in the primary grades, so that every learner, from early childhood through adult, acquires a high level of communicative and intercultural competence.

The OFLA Strategic Plan

  1. Establish clear expectations for foreign language learners.
  2. Build the capacity of foreign language educators to prepare learners to demonstrate their proficiency.
  3. Build support for foreign language instruction among parents, policy leaders, the business community and opinion leaders in the media.
  4. Advocate to attract, support and retain highly qualified foreign language educators.