2023 MATSOL Conference

In-Person Conference Days: May 31-June 1, 2023 
Virtual Conference Days: June 7-June 8, 2023

The 2023 MATSOL Conference brings together educators of English Learners from across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts -- and beyond -- to share expertise and best practices. This year, MATSOL is providing two ways to attend with a hybrid conference format with opportunities for in-person and remote attendance. 

  • In-Person Conference Registration: Attend one or two days in-person May 31-June 1, 2023 at the Framingham Sheraton AND have access to the Virtual Conference the following week. Sold out!
  • Virtual Conference Registration: Attend both days of the Virtual Conference June 7-June 8, 2023 AND view selected streaming sessions at the in-person conference. Registration open!
Both registration types give you full access to the WHOVA conference app with on-demand poster sessions and teaching tips, exhibitors booths, networking sessions and more! Attend the live virtual sessions and/or watch recorded sessions after the conference. 
2023 Conference

Call for Proposals - Teaching Tips & Poster Sessions

On-Demand sessions will be showcased in the 2023 MATSOL Hybrid Conference. The Teaching Tips and Poster Sessions will be available during the entire conference so attendees can visit and engage with the presentations at any time.

Session Types

  • Teaching Tip: 15-minute pre-recorded demonstration of a pedagogically-focused strategy or classroom activity in a visually engaging format. You may also include digital handouts or materials that viewers can download for use in their classrooms. Proposals due March 31, 2023.

  • Poster: 15-minute pre-recorded presentation of an academically sound scholarly or research project presented, with a digital poster display and/or slideshow presented in a visually engaging format, highlighting work through charts, graphs, maps, etc. Proposals due March 31, 2023.

Submissions due March 31, 2023.

View the Call for Proposals
2023 Conference


Register now for the Virtual Conference days

Registration Options

  • Sold Out!  In-Person Conference May 31-June 1: Includes access to virtual conference
  • Registration Open! Virtual Conference June 7-8: Includes access to selected streaming presentations during the in-person conference.

Register yourself individually or register a group. Pay by purchase order, check or credit card. 


Exhibitor Registration

MATSOL invites publishers and other vendors to exhibit at the 2023 MATSOL Conference, taking place in-person at the Sheraton Framingham on May 31-June 1 and virtually via Whova on June 7-June 8.  

This year, MATSOL is providing two ways to attend with a hybrid conference format with opportunities for in-person and remote attendance on the Whova platform. The conference program features concurrent sessions as well as On-Demand Sessions with pre-recorded poster sessions and teaching tips. Breaks are scheduled each day between sessions when participants will be encouraged to visit the Exhibitor area. 

Conference participants include EL educators and administrators from PK-12 schools (public, charter and independent), adult and workplace education, community college ESL, Intensive English Programs (IEPs), private language schools, and pre-service and in-service teacher education from across Massachusetts and the region. We expect over 1,500 attendees at the hybrid event.


Conference Exhibitors

MATSOL appreciates the support of our conference exhibitors! 

Ballard & Tighe, Publishers Bay Path University
Booksource Collaborative Classroom
Confianza: Equity, Language & Literacy Ellevation Education
Ellii (formerly ESL Library)
Flashlight Learning
Imagine Learning Lasell University
Lexmark National Geographic Learning | Cengage
Savvas Learning Company Townsend Press
 Vista Higher Learning