Conference Overview

LOOKing Forward to a New Era

Tuesday - Friday, May 28 - 31, 2019
Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center

Pre-Conference Institutes - Tuesday, May 28
MATSOL Conference - Wednesday to Friday, May 29 to 31


Pre-Conference Institutes

  • 7:30: Check-in
    • Coffee, tea & bagel breakfast
  • 8:30 am - 3:30 pm: Pre-Conference Institutes
    • Buffet lunch included
  • 3:30 pm: Early conference check-in - avoid the morning lines!

Conference Wednesday - Friday

  • 7:00: Conference check-in opens
    • Coffee, tea & bagel breakfast
  • 8:30-11:30: Concurrent Sessions: View concurrent session schedule (Choose sessions on-site. No advance session registration)
  • 11:30-1:30: Lunch & Keynote Address
    • Plated lunch is included in conference registration fee
  • 1:45-2:15: Exhibitor Visits & Networking Sessions 
  • 1:45-3:15: Poster Sessions

Special Events

Open to all MATSOL members!

Wednesday, May 29

MATSOL Annual Meeting - 4:30 pm
Get an update on MATSOL activities and elect new members to the Board of Directors

Thursday, May 30

"State of the State" in PK-12 English Learner Education - 4:30 pm
Paul Aguiar, Director of Office of Language Acquisition, DESE

MATSOL Social and Awards Ceremony - 5:30 pm
Celebrate excellence, creativity, and innovation in our field and network with colleagues. Refreshments plus a cash bar.

Conference Keynotes

Wednesday, May 29
Maria Estela Brisk, Professor of Education, Boston College

Thursday, May 30
Adam Strom, Director, Re-Imagining Migration

Friday, May 31
Jake “2 Pi” Scott, Math Success Coach, International High School at Langley Park

Pre-Conference Institutes

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

PCI 1: Co-Teaching for English Learners: Collaborative Planning, Instruction, Assessment, and Reflection
Andrea Honigsfeld, Ed.D. and Maria G. Dove, Ed.D. 

PCI 2: Teaching and Learning Content-Based LiteraciesSystemic Functional Linguistics in Action
Meg Gebhard