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Community College ESL SIG Open House 05/05/20
Online Meeting
Boston, MA
Tuesday, May 05, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Category: Special Interest Groups

The Community College ESL Faculty Special Interest Group (SIG) is a group for faculty and staff in ESL/ESOL programs at Community Colleges in Massachusetts. The group meets several times during the school year, and communicates via a MATSOL E-List. Some issues the group has addressed include: Credentialing for ESL across the state; The relationships between Adult Basic Education, workforce ESL and academic ESL; Being proactive on the college campus; Over-reliance on adjunct faculty; Grants and their effects on our programs; Defining success for a community college student; Anti-immigrant backlash; Academic credit for ESL: Writing position papers on important issues. Visit the Community College ESL Faculty SIG page.

In this Open House we will break into 4 distinct groups to discuss:

  1. Assessment and placement
  2. Equity and credit
  3. Quality online/remote instruction
  4. Curriculum changes

Please come ready to discuss one of these topics!

This meeting will take place online via ZOOM Meeting. Please register here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.