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

06/15/2018
Devens
This engaging two-part workshop is designed to increase Adult Education teachers’ understanding of the needs of English Language Learners (ELLs)...
04/13/2018 05/18/2018 05/24/2018
Hosted by the New England Literacy Resource Center (NELRC), this online professional development opportunity is for you, as teachers, to...
04/11/2018 04/18/2018 05/02/2018 05/30/2018
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

Curriculum College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education
The College and Career Readiness Standards (CCR) for Adult Education report presents a set of college and career readiness standards that reflect the...
Resource Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult ESOL - What ESOL Instructors Need To Know and Be Able To Do
The Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult Speakers of Other Languages outline what teachers of adult English language learners...
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. 

ESOL: Our Team

Coordinator of Instructional Technology
Administrative Assistant