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Assistant Director
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Kate Anderson is the Assistant Director for the SABES ESOL Curriculum and Instruction Professional Development (PD) Center. She works with subject-matter experts to design and develop High Quality Professional Development (HQPD) for online, blended, and in-person delivery to the adult ESOL field. Kate strives to provide the highest quality of support to practitioners taking online courses to ensure that they have positive learning experiences.

Kate has been in the adult education field since 2007, serving as a Community Planner, Learn at Work Program Coordinator, Career Pathways instructor (ESOL), Technology Coordinator, and Assistant Program Director at the QCC ACLC. Kate has been a member of the ACLS Advising Task Force, SABES Advisory Group, and ACLS Technology Working Group and currently represents SABES on the ACLS Statewide Advisory Board. She has presented at national, state, and regional conferences on effective online instruction and professional development.

Kate holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Instructional Design from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, with a focus on adult and non-traditional learners, and a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership and Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Kate continually takes advantage of a wide variety of courses and professional development opportunities to ensure current and timely content is available to the ESOL field across Massachusetts.

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