Show your commitment to MATSOL and help shape our future! MATSOL seeks competent, energetic, committed members to take a leadership role, work on behalf of the organization, and represent MATSOL members and stakeholders.
By serving on the Board of Directors, you will have the opportunity to:
Provide leadership for achieving MATSOL’s mission to promote equity and excellence for English Learners;
Help shape development of member activities, professional learning opportunities, and conferences;
Participate in advocacy at the local, state, and national level;
Encourage engaged and active MATSOL membership;
Build on our affiliate partnership with TESOL;
Ensure that MATSOL continues to operate as a healthy and vibrant non-profit organization.
In return, you will have the opportunity to expand your professional network, learn new skills, build your resume, and make a positive impact in our field.
Candidates may self-nominate or be nominated by a colleague. Deadline extended to April 1, 2019.
MATSOL is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Professional Learning (part time) to oversee the successful development, planning, and delivery of high-quality professional development programs and services for educators of English Learners in alignment with MATSOL’s mission, vision and values.
We asked MATSOL members presenting at the 2019 TESOL Convention in Atlanta GA to share their presentation schedules. Congratulations to all MATSOL members presenting at TESOL!
Investigating Novice ESL Teachers’ Advocacy Beliefs and Practices, Stephanie Garrone-Shufran – Wednesday, March 13, 12:00
PMAERA at TESOL: Talking back: Preparing TESOL teachers well while working to transform educational policies with research-based responses, Ester De Jong, Guofang Li, Hayriye Kayi-Aydar, Laura Schall-Leckrone, Manka Varghese, Yasuko Kanno – Wednesday, March 13, 3:00 PM
Demystifying the Academic Publishing and Review Process (a panel of affiliate journal editors), Lubie Alatriste, Margi Wald, Mary Clark, Scott Douglas – Thursday, March 14, 3:00 PM
Being a Reflective Practitioner and Scholar in TESOL: Methodological Considerations, Judy Sharkey, Megan Madigan Peercy, Laura Schall-Leckrone, Ana Solano-Campos, Maggie Hawkins – Thursday, March 14, 4:00 PM
Building Knowledge: Scaffolding Informational Text for SLIFE, Nicoleta Filimon & Christi Cartwright – Thursday, March 14, 5:00 PM
Engage Your Long Term ELLs for Language Success, Stella Dubish and Nereida Cheney – Thursday, March 14, 5:00 PM
Academic Language: A Developmental and Contextual Perspective in B-MEIS & SLW intersection session, María Estela Brisk – Friday, March 15, 11:30 AM
Organizing a Successful and Sustainable State-Wide English Learner Leadership Group, Ann Feldman & Yvonne Endara – Friday, March 15, 1:00 PM
Fostering Communication during Service-Learning: Goals, Strategies, and Outcomes, Ilka Kostka and Lucy Bunning – Friday, March 15, 3:00 PM
Alliances with ELs: Goal setting as a tool for empowerment, Leah Richardson, Tracey Spence, Sara Hamerla – Saturday, March 16, 11:00 AM