2021 Private Language Schools & Intensive English Program Conference

Saturday, November 13, 2021

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.

The conference is organized by the MATSOL Private Language Schools Special Interest Groups (SIG).


Preview the conference program (Links will be added closer to the conference).


9:00-9:50 am - "Changes in Teacher Training and Professional Development in Modern Times"
10:00-10:50 am - "It’s all Geek to Me"
11:00-11:50 am - "Updates in Post-Secondary English Language Programs"
12:00-12:50 - Lunch & Networking
1:00-1:50 PM - Panel Discussion: The ways we have changed and the ways we have stayed the same
2:00-2:20 pm - Scavenger Hunt
2:30-3:30 pm - Round Table Discussion Topics - Networking


Online via Zoom


  • Members and non-members - $10.00
  • (Optional) Become a MATSOL member - $40.00 additional

Registration is open! Registration deadline is Monday, November 8 at 12PM
Contact [email protected] with any questions regarding registration.

Register here

View MATSOL registration and payment policies.


  • 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]