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

ESOL: Upcoming Events

04/24/2019 05/01/2019 05/15/2019 06/05/2019
This online webinar series provides you with an overview of second language acquisition (SLA) theories and principles, with a focus...
04/25/2019 05/09/2019
Career fairs offer English language learners at all proficiency levels opportunities for authentic, real-life language practice, whether they are seeking...
04/27/2019 06/01/2019
In this three-part workshop, we look at ESOL instruction through the lens of intercultural awareness to identify beliefs about language...

ESOL: Resources, Research and Curriculum

Resource The New Massachusetts English Language Proficiency Standards for Adult Education
The new Massachusetts English Language Proficiency Standards for Adult Education (MA ELPS) are here!  The MA ELPS are a single set of standards...
Resource GoSoapBox Job Aid
Instructions for getting started with GoSoapBox
Resource Kahoot Resource Sheet
List of resources about using Kahoot with students

ESOL: Our Team

Coordinator of Instructional Technology
Administrative Support