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

This workshop provides a range of civics topics and activities that extend beyond citizenship preparation and are meaningful to English...
12/08/2018 01/12/2019
This three-part, blended workshop looks at various reasons and ways to assess ESOL learners’ language learning, such as determining their...
This online, lightly facilitated tutorial is designed to introduce you to the Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult English...

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. 
Research/Evidence-Based Practice Chart of SLA Principles and Theories
This handy, printable reference highlights critical theories, research, implications for instructional practice, and principles in SLA (Second...
Research/Evidence-Based Practice Research on TESOL and Related Topics
Looking for Research and Resources on :Second Language Acquisition Principles, Practice, Approaches, LiteracyCulture and LearningCollege, Career, and...

ESOL: Our Team

Coordinator of Instructional Technology
Administrative Support