MATSOL Special Interest Groups

MATSOL Member Groups and Special Interest Groups offer support and information to our members. The groups are open to current MATSOL members at no additional cost, and are organized and led by volunteers.


Community College ESL Faculty

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.  

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Independent School ESL Educators

A national GoogleGroup for ESL educators in independent day and boarding schools.

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Low Incidence Programs

The Low Incidence Special Interest Group (SIG) is a group for PK-12 educators working in low incidence districts in Massachusetts.

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MATSOL English Learner Leadership Council (MELLC)

The MATSOL English Learner Leadership Council is a group of directors and coordinators of PK-12 English Learner education programs in Massachusetts. 

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Private Language Schools

New! The Private Language Schools Special Interest Group (SIG) is a group for administrators, staff and teachers in Private Language Schools that are based in or have schools in MA. 

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Teacher Educator SIG

The Teacher Educator Special Interest Group is a working group designed to connect teacher educators and teacher educator groups to improve teacher preparation and thus improve educational opportunities for English Learners (ELs). The group is also interested in moving forward advocacy issues from a teacher education perspective. The group meets several times during the year face-to-face and using online meetings, and communicates via a MATSOL E-list.

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