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

02/19/2019 03/26/2019
Chicopee
This three-part, blended workshop looks at various reasons and ways to assess ESOL learners’ language learning, such as determining their...
02/20/2019 03/27/2019
Lynn
This three-part, blended workshop looks at various reasons and ways to assess ESOL learners’ language learning, such as determining their...
02/28/2019 03/28/2019
Fall River
This three-part workshop explores the basic building blocks of English from the point of view of an English language learner,...

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. 
Resource Strategies that Support Learners with Disabilities, Differences, and Difficulties in the Mathematics Classroom
Strategies that Support Learners with Disabilities, Differences, and Difficulties in the Mathematics Classroom offers suggestions for strategies...
Resource ESOL Professional Standards Self-Assessment
Wondering where to go next with your ESOL professional development?  Not quite sure where to begin?  Start with this quick and informative...

ESOL: Our Team

Coordinator of Instructional Technology
Administrative Support
Coordinator