The SABES English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Curriculum and Instruction PD Center is based at Quinsigamond Community College. Our center provides high-quality professional development to ABE practitioners on topics related to working with adult ESOL students. For more information, please contact our director, Dori McCormack, at dmccormack@qcc.mass.edu.

ESOL: Upcoming Events

11/09/2018
Holyoke
This workshop provides a range of civics topics and activities that extend beyond citizenship preparation and are meaningful to English...
12/08/2018 01/12/2019
Plymouth
This three-part, blended workshop looks at various reasons and ways to assess ESOL learners’ language learning, such as determining their...
01/02/2019
This online, lightly facilitated tutorial is designed to introduce you to the Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult English...

ESOL: Resources, Research and Curriculum

Resource The ESOL Standards - An Overview
This video, developed by SABES, provides a quick overview of the ESOL standards and benchmarks for programs in Massachusetts. 
Research/Evidence-Based Practice Chart of SLA Principles and Theories
This handy, printable reference highlights critical theories, research, implications for instructional practice, and principles in SLA (Second...
Research/Evidence-Based Practice Research on TESOL and Related Topics
Looking for Research and Resources on :Second Language Acquisition Principles, Practice, Approaches, LiteracyCulture and LearningCollege, Career, and...

ESOL: Our Team

Coordinator of Instructional Technology
Administrative Support
Coordinator