SABES ESOL C&I PD Center has been working hard all summer developing PD to support your ESOL instruction in the months ahead. Whether September finds you continuing your instruction practices remotely, navigating back to the classroom, or some combination of the two, we are here to help you to be successful in your work of supporting student success.

The ESOL PD Center has created an ESOL remote instruction Summer Series to help you envision and re-imagine your ESOL instruction!

Register now for these online courses:

The Three Pillars for Successful Remote ESOL Instruction – Teaching in a Virtual World– this foundational session will provide you with information on the three elements needed for success with remote ESOL instruction: structure/organization, communication, and delivery.

Google Drive/Docs for the Virtual ESOL Classroom – Beginner (Pillar 1 – structure/organization)

Google Drive/Docs for the Virtual ESOL Classroom – Intermediate (Pillar 1 – Structure/Organization)

WhatsApp for ESOL Instruction – Basic Tools and Features for Beginners (Pillar 2 – Communication)

WhatsApp for ESOL Instruction – Beyond the Basics (Pillar 2-Communication)  

Zoom – Basic Features and Functions for ESOL Instruction (Pillar 3 – Delivery)

Zoom – Beyond Basics: Instructional Tools and Strategies for ESOL Instruction (Pillar 3 – Delivery)  

Curious about what other PD is coming to you from the ESOL PD Center this year? Take a look at ESOL's Year at a Glance.

If you are looking for a particular topic that you do not see here—or is currently full—please contact Dori McCormack, ESOL C&I PD Center Director, at and we will do our best to meet your needs.

We are thinking of you all and wishing you good health.

The ESOL PD Center Team

ESOL: Upcoming Events


Three Pillars for Successful Remote ESOL Instruction - August (Online)

What is the foundation for successful remote instruction? What are the considerations that will help me to reach and teach...


WhatsApp for ESOL – Basic Tools and Features for Beginner Users - August (Online)

Communicating with your ESOL students can present a host of challenges during typical program operations. These times are far from...


Zoom: Basic Features and Functions for ESOL Instruction #2 (Online)

Never delivered an ESOL class in zoom? Need a refresher of the basic tools? In this 2 hour online session...

ESOL: Resources, Research and Curriculum


Within this PDF, you will find links to valuable tips about ESOL teaching best practices by viewing these videos created by the SABES ESOL PD Center...


Excerpted from the mobile instructional tools series Going Mobile brought to you by the ESOL C&I PD Center, the video introduces you to WhatsApp...


Excerpted from a webinar in our Going Mobile series which highlights mobile applications for ESOL instruction, this video introduces Quizlet and many...

ESOL: Our Team

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