ESOL: All News

Posted on: 06/05/2019

Did you know that every resident in America is required by law to participate in the 2020 census? More importantly, did you know how full participation among all U.S. residents in the 2020 census is essential for ensuring proportionate representation in Congress and equitable distribution of federal...

Posted on: 02/28/2019

Mathematizing ESOL III: Integrating Ratio Reasoning is now open to anyone who has completed Mathematizing ESOL I: Integrating Whole Number Operations. Teachers no longer need to have completed Mathematizing ESOL II: Integrating Fractions, Percentages, and Decimals first to be eligible for...

Posted on: 11/20/2018

From January to May, 2019, the SABES ESOL PD Center, in collaboration with English for New Bostonians, is offering a series of workshops designed to help ESOL teachers prepare their students for gainful employment. Follow the links below for more information and to register for one or more event...

Posted on: 11/18/2018

“Coming to America” was the lesson topic, and the students of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) wrote and posed questions to one another about their experiences. However, this was no ordinary ESOL class. The nine students and their teachers had gathered at Holyoke Community College’s...

Posted on: 08/17/2018

This message is brought to you jointly by the three Curriculum & Instruction PD Centers for Math, ELA, and ESOL.Are you using standards-aligned curriculum?DeadlineACLS Curriculum Policy states:Programs offering ABE instruction in mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy (ELA) and programs...

Posted on: 09/25/2018

For starters, our new name is the SABES ESOL Curriculum and Instruction Professional Development Center, a.k.a. the ESOL C&I PD Center. We are now centrally located at Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) in Worcester (and no longer have an office in Holyoke). Our Director, Dori McCormack, has...

Posted on: 09/26/2018

The ESOL Curriculum & Instruction PD Center is ready to support you in the development – and use – of your standards-based ESOL curriculumACLS’ curriculum policy states that by June 2019, adult ESOL programs are required to use a curriculum that…Is aligned to the College and Career Readiness...

Posted on: 09/07/2021

SABES Offerings Through Friday, 9/24/21 Hello! Here at SABES we have dozens of new course offerings for you. To cut down on the number of emails, we are combining September offerings through 9/24 in this one email. We will send another list on September 20 for courses into October. Please tell us...

Posted on: 04/23/2018

ESOL HighlightsSince this is our final newsletter of this year, we would like to share some highlights of FY18 with you. Keep reading for lots of upcoming PD!Our team of consultants expanded and blended all the PD offerings based on the ESOL Professional Standards, so they are now 8–10 hours of...

Posted on: 01/02/2018

We are excited to start the new year with several blended professional development (PD) offerings! Some of them are completely online, so you won’t have to leave the warmth of the indoors and venture out into the wintery cold. Others combine face-to-face sessions with online components—giving you...