2019 Intensive English Program & Community College Conference

Saturday, November 9, 2019
EC Boston English Language School

The conference brings together English language educators and administrators in private language schools, community colleges, and university IEPs from across Massachusetts.

This conference combines two conferences held separately in previous years: Private Language Schools/Intensive English Programs (PLS/IEP) Conference and the Community College ESL Conference. The conference is jointly organized by the MATSOL Private Language Schools and the Community College ESL Special Interest Groups (SIGs).

Call for Proposals 

Submit a proposal to present at the conference. Proposals due August 31, 2019.


 CONFERENCE INFORMATION

Schedule

8:15-9:00 am - Breakfast & Conference Check-in
9:00-9:50 am - Session 1
10:00-10:50 am - Session 2
11:00-11:50 am - Session 3
LUNCH - Box lunch included with registration fee
1:00-1:50 PM - Session 4
2:00-2:50 pm - Session 5
3:00-3:50 pm - Session 6

Location

EC Boston English Language School
1 Faneuil Hall Sq, Boston, MA 02109


Registration

  • Current MATSOL Member - $25.00
  • Non-Member (includes $40 membership) - $65.00

Registration opens August 31, 2019 

View MATSOL registration and payment policies.


Exhibitor Registration

Please read our Information for Exhibitors.

  • 1 Table - $100.00
  • 2 Tables - $200.00

Exhibitor Registration is now open! Click here to submit your registration 

Sponsorship Opportunity

  • Breakfast sponsorship: $1,000

If you are interested in sponsoring the conference, please contact [email protected].


 Call for Proposals 

We invite our colleagues to submit a proposal for the conference.

Information needed:

  • Name, affiliation, email and phone of the presenter and co-presenter (if any)
  • Audience: Intensive English Programs and/or Community College
  • Topic strand (one or more): Continuing professional development; video & digital media; English for Specific Purposes; intercultural communication; speech, pronunciation & listening; writing/composition; teaching grammar; vocabulary & lexicon; reading & literacy; special needs; material creation/adaptation; test preparation.
  • Session title (10 words max)
  • Session abstract for the program (50 words max)
  • Session description for the proposal jury (250-300 words)

Proposals due August 31, 2019. Presenters will be notified of acceptance by the end of September.

Submit your proposal via Google Forms: https://forms.gle/bKnGYPWq2EA9h8iCA

Contact

  • For questions regarding proposals and conference content, contact the conference committeepls[email protected]matsol.org 
  • For questions regarding membership or registration, Contact the MATSOL office: [email protected]