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Community College ESL Faculty SIG Meeting 3/3/22
Online Meeting
Boston, MA
Thursday, March 03, 2022, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM EDT
Category: Special Interest Groups

About the SIG:

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.


About this meeting:

It’s time for the Spring 2022 Community College Special Interest Group ESL meeting. We’re pleased to welcome back Dr. Elena Quiroz-Livanis from the Department of Higher Education. Dr. Quiroz-Livanis will present an update on ESL credit, transfer, and other policies affecting community college ESL programs. We're also pleased to welcome back Elizabeth Paz who will provide an update as a follow-up to her presentation at our last meeting. 

There will be time for Q&A. Come enjoy the support and camaraderie of your colleagues across the state!

Please join the Community College ESL Faculty SIG on Thursday, March 3 at 3:30 PM.


You do NOT have to be a MATSOL member to join these meetings, but if you would like to support MATSOL in our mission to always promote equity and excellence for all English Learners, please consider becoming a member here.

For both MATSOL members and non-members, use the link below to register for the meeting:

Community College ESL Faculty SIG Meeting


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.