2023 MATSOL Conference

The 2023 MATSOL Conference brings together educators of English Learners from across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts -- and beyond -- to share expertise and best practices. This year, MATSOL is providing two ways to attend with a hybrid conference format with opportunities for in-person and remote attendance. 

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Wednesday, May 31 and Thursday, June 1

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In-Person Conference Days
 Virtual Conference Days

May 31-June 1, 2023 

Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center
1657 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01701

June 7-June 8, 2023

Whova Conference App

In-Person Conference Registration - Sold out!

Attend one or two days in-person May 31-June 1, 2023 at the Framingham Sheraton AND have access to the Virtual Conference the following week. 

 Virtual Conference Registration

Attend both days of the Virtual Conference June 7-June 8, 2023 and view selected sessions recorded at the in-person conference. Registration is open!

In-Person Schedule Overview

  • 7:30 am - Conference check-in & coffee
  • 8:30-11:30 - Morning Sessions
  • 11:30-1:30 - Lunch & Keynote
  • 2:00-4:15 - Afternoon Sessions

Masks are welcome but not required. Anyone who wishes to wear a mask is welcome to do so and their decision should be respected.

Virtual Schedule Overview

  • 8:30 am - Keynote address
  • 10:00 am - Session 1
  • 11:30 am - MATSOL Special Interest Group Lunch Hour
  • 12:30 pm - Session 2
  • 2:00 pm - Session 3
  • 3:30 pm - Session 4

WHOVA Conference App: May 31-June 8

Open to all in-person and virtual attendees!
Engage with colleagues, presenters and exhibitors on the Whova Conference App!
* Network with colleagues and presenters *
* Participate in online discussions *
* Connect with Exhibitors *
* View Online Teaching Tips & Poster Sessions *

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Registration Options

  • Sold Out!  In-Person Conference May 31-June 1: Includes access to virtual conference
  • Registration Open! Virtual Conference June 7-8: Includes access to selected presentations recorded during the in-person conference.

Register yourself individually or register a group. Pay by purchase order, check or credit card. 


MATSOL Presenter Information

We are looking forward to seeing you at the MATSOL Conference. Please review this information to ensure your presentation runs smoothly. 

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Exhibitor Registration

MATSOL invites publishers and other vendors to exhibit at the 2023 MATSOL Conference, taking place in-person at the Sheraton Framingham on May 31-June 1 and virtually via Whova on June 7-June 8

Registered Exhibitors: View Exhibitor Information 

This year, MATSOL is providing two ways to attend with a hybrid conference format with opportunities for in-person and remote attendance on the Whova platform. The conference program features concurrent sessions as well as On-Demand Sessions with pre-recorded poster sessions and teaching tips. Breaks are scheduled each day between sessions when participants will be encouraged to visit the Exhibitor area. 

Conference participants include EL educators and administrators from PK-12 schools (public, charter and independent), adult and workplace education, community college ESL, Intensive English Programs (IEPs), private language schools, and pre-service and in-service teacher education from across Massachusetts and the region. We expect over 1,500 attendees at the hybrid event.


Conference Exhibitors

MATSOL appreciates the support of our conference exhibitors! 

ALRAN Books American College of Education
Apple Ballard & Tighe, Publishers
Bay Path University Booksource
Collaborative Classroom Confianza: Equity, Language & Literacy
Ellevation Education Ellii (formerly ESL Library)
English Language Programs, U.S. Department of State Flashlight Learning
Imagine Learning
Lasell University
Lexia Lexmark
Merrimack College Mountaintop Education Consulting
National Geographic Learning | Cengage New Readers Press
Savvas Learning Company School Finder Help Line
Townsend Press
Under the Same Moon
Vista Higher Learning