2018 PLS-IEP Conference

2018 PLS/IEP Conference

For Educators in Private Language Schools and Intensive English Programs

Saturday, November 10, 2018
CELOP, Boston University


The conference will bring together educators and administrators in Private Language Schools and Intensive English Programs (PLS & IEPs) from across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts working with adult English language learners at all levels. 

Download conference program here.

Call for Proposals 

The Call for Proposals is now closed. Presenters will be notified by the end of September about proposal acceptance.



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


Boston University
Center for English Language & Orientation Programs (CELOP)
890 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

Find directions and parking info here.

Registration - 

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

Registration deadline 12 noon Monday, November 5

Registration is now closed


View MATSOL registration and payment policies.

Exhibitor Registration

Please read our Information for Exhibitors.

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


Sponsorship Opportunity

  • Breakfast sponsorship: $1,000 * If you are interested, please contact [email protected].

Sponsors & Exhibitors

MATSOL would like to thank our sponsors and exhibitors:

  • Boston University Center for English Language and Orientation Programs (CELOP) 
  • National Geographic Learning
  • Cambridge University Press
  • ISX World
  • National Geographic Learning
  • Oxford University Press
  • Pearson
  • Pro Lingua Associates
  • Townsend Press


This conference is organized by the MATSOL Private Language Schools Special Interest Group

Contact the Conference Committee with questions regarding proposals and conference content: pls-conference@matsol.org 

Contact the MATSOL Office with questions regarding membership or registration: [email protected]