The SABES PD Center for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is based at Quinsigamond Community College and Holyoke 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@hcc.edu or 413-552-2393.

ESOL: Upcoming Events

10/25/2017 11/01/2017 11/15/2017 12/13/2017
This blended webinar series provides you with an overview of second language acquisition (SLA) theories and principles, with a focus...
11/01/2017
This online, lightly facilitated tutorial is designed to introduce you to the Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult English...
10/25/2017 11/01/2017 11/15/2017 12/13/2017
This blended webinar series provides you with an overview of second language acquisition (SLA) theories and principles, with a focus...

ESOL: Resources, Research and Curriculum

Research/Evidence-Based Practice How Should Adult ESL Reading Instruction Differ From ABE Reading Instruction? (2005)
Many ABE classes include both English language learners and native speakers. How do these learners differ from one another, and how might those...
Resource U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Resource Center
Adult educators play a critical role in helping immigrants prepare for U.S. citizenship. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has...
Resource U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Resource Center
Adult educators play a critical role in helping immigrants prepare for U.S. citizenship. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has...

ESOL: Our Team

Coordinator of Instructional Technology
Administrative Assistant