Promoting excellence and equity in the education of English language learners.


Two-Day Institute: Culturally Responsive Teaching in Massachusetts: English Language Learners with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education (SLIFE), December 3-4, 2015, Leominster MA. More... 
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  • May 4, 2016: SLIFE Institute II More...
  • May 4-6, 2016: MATSOL 2016 Conference More...
  • Summer 2016: SLIFE Train the Trainer More...

MATSOL Member Groups

Visit the Member Group pages for dates and information to join a Special Interest Group (SIG) or E-List.

  • Low Incidence Programs SIG
  • Students with Limited/Interrupted Formal Education (SLIFE) SIG
  • Community College ESL Faculty Network SIG
  • English Language Educators of the Cape & Islands SIG
  • Teacher Educators SIG
  • New! Private Language Schools SIG

Get Involved

Conference Call for Proposals: We invite you to submit a proposal to present at the MATSOL 2016 Conference on May 4-6, 2016. View the Call for Proposals

TESOL logoMATSOL is a professional association of educators of English language learners in Massachusetts. Our members include educators in PK-12 schools, adult basic education and workplace programs, and institutions of higher learning. MATSOL is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Find out more.

Member Benefits

  • Membership in MATSOL Special Interest Groups (SIGs).
  • Access to members-only resources and E-lists.
  • Subscription to MATSOL publications and MATSOLworks job posting.
  • Reduced registration fees for conferences and events.
  • Support for MATSOL's advocacy on behalf of all ELL/ESOL educators, our students, and their families. 
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Advocacy Update

Ask your state legislators to support two important bills to improve ELL education in Massachusetts. Find out more!

  • An Act relative to Language Opportunity for Our Kids (LOOK) H.498/S.262
  • An Act to Establish a State Seal of Biliteracy H.422/S.336