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

02/23/2018 03/23/2018
Worcester
In this hands-on workshop, we explore the relevance and applicability of the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education...
02/23/2018 03/23/2018
Worcester
In this hands-on workshop, we explore the relevance and applicability of the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education...
01/19/2018 01/26/2018 02/09/2018 02/23/2018
Effectively preparing your learners for “good” jobs means not only ascertaining their career interests, needs, and goals, but also integrating...

ESOL: Resources, Research and Curriculum

Resource Meeting the Language Needs of Today's English Learner- Issue Brief
This issue brief is a part of the LINCS ESL Pro suite of resources: Meeting the Language Needs of Today’s Adult English Language Learner....
Research/Evidence-Based Practice How Should Adult ESL Reading Instruction Differ From ABE Reading Instruction? (2005)
Many ABE classes include both English language learners and native speakers. How do these learners differ from one another, and how might those...
Resource U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Resource Center
Adult educators play a critical role in helping immigrants prepare for U.S. citizenship. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has...

ESOL: Our Team

Coordinator of Instructional Technology
Administrative Assistant