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. 

This group aims to share and collaborate on topics and issues that affect Private Language Schools, such as accreditation, program administration, recruitment and hiring, on-boarding and training, professional development, materials and curriculum development, and more.


Meetings are open to current MATSOL Members at no charge. 

  • Non-Members: Join MATSOL and choose "Private Language Schools" as a special interest areas.
  • Members: Update your member profile and choose "Private Language Schools" as a special interest area.
Meetings & Events

Visit the MATSOL Calendar for more info.

  • Private Language Schools SIG - Fall Workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, 6 - 7:30 pm. Register now!
  • 2017 PLS/IEP Conference on Nov. 11, 8 am - 4 pm, CELOP, Boston University. Learn more here. Registration opens Oct. 1!

Agendas, meeting minutes, and other resources will be available soon!

Steering Committee

Joy MacFarland - joymacfarland [at]
Joshua Stone -  jstone [at] 
Sarah de Pina - sdepina [at] 
Rachel Kadish -