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.edu.

ESOL: Upcoming Events

08/29/2018
Cambridge
Successfully integrating math into an ESOL class does not have to interfere with your language objectives or cause you to...
09/10/2018
Part of learning a new language is learning how to talk about math. Unfortunately, math has not traditionally been a...
09/21/2018
Malden
In this participatory workshop, you will develop instructional units using the Backward Design approach, which aligns desired learning outcomes, assessment,...

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 Support
Administrative Assistant