Ohio World Language Teacher of the Year

Angela Garritano

The Ohio Department of Education would like to congratulate Angela Garritano on her selection as the Ohio World Language Teacher of the Year by OFLA (Ohio Foreign Language Association). 

Angela is a Spanish teacher at Green High School in Green, Ohio, where she has taught levels III, IV, V and AP Spanish Language and Culture for eleven years. She has 16 years of teaching experience in Spanish, ranging from middle school through university levels. As part of her dedication to helping her students achieve global citizenship, she regularly leads student travel abroad.  Angela has acted as chair of the World Languages Department in her district since 2007, a capacity in which she has served as mentor to other language teachers, worked successfully to implement Integrated Performance Assessments, and endeavors to ensure vertical articulation of all languages from 4th through 12th grades.  
 
In addition, Angela has been the recipient of various awards, including PTSA Outstanding Educator in her building, Outstanding Spanish Educator by Sigma Delta Pi, Honorary Society of Hispanic Scholars, and a Top 25 Honors Educator on nine occasions. She co-authored an article on implicit feedback in the world language classroom in the March 2008 volume of Hispania. Angela earned a Bachelor and Master of Arts in Spanish as well as a Master of Science in Secondary Education from the University of Akron.
 
Angela is a talented and respected colleague whose dedication to teaching is unsurpassed. She will serve as the representative for Ohio as the state’s nominee for the 2017 Central States Conference’s regional Teacher of the Year competition in Chicago, IL. Congratulations, Angela Garritano!

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