MATSOL Institutes and Workshops

MATSOL is a registered PD provider with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). View MATSOL's registry page.

For information of the PDP requirement and how you can earn PDPs, please see the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's FAQ on Professional Development Point (PDP) Eligibility.

 

Professional Development Series

Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education (SLIFE)

As part of MATSOL's ongoing commitment to meeting the needs of SLIFE students and their teachers, MATSOL is offering this comprehensive series of institutes and training of trainers.

All institutes presented by Andrea DeCapua, Ed.D. & Helaine W. Marshall, Ph.D.

SLIFE Institute I 

Culturally Responsive Teaching in Massachusetts: English Language Learners with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education
Two-Day Institute: December 3-4, 2015, Leominster, MA
Prerequisite: None
Registration is closed.
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SLIFE Institute II

Developing Academic Language Proficiency and Scaffolding Academic Content for ELLs with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education
One-Day Institute: May 4, 2016, Framingham, MA (MATSOL 2016 Pre-Conference Institute)
Prerequisite: Completion of the SLIFE Institute I offered by MATSOL in 2015, 2014, or 2013
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Training of Trainers

Meeting the needs of Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education: The Mutually Adaptive Learning Paradigm® (MALP®)
Three-Day Training of Trainers: Summer 2016
Prerequisite: Completion of the SLIFE Institutes I & II or equivalent (with permission of the instructors).
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Two-Day Institute

SLIFE Institute
Culturally Responsive Teaching in Massachusetts: English Language Learners with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education (SLIFE)

Presented by
Andrea DeCapua, Ed.D.
Helaine W. Marshall, Ph.D.

Date
Thursday-Friday, December 3-4, 2015, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, Leominster, MA

Registration is closed!

Last Updated on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:27 AM
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Pre-Conference Institute

SLIFE Institute II
Developing Academic Language Proficiency and Scaffolding Academic Content

Presented by Andrea DeCapua, Ed.D. & Helaine W. Marshall, Ph.D.
One-day Pre-Conference Institute: Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Prerequisite: Completion of the MATSOL SLIFE Institute I in November 2013, April 2014, April 2015, or December 2015. 

Last Updated on Thursday, October 15, 2015 03:01 PM
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Training of Trainers

SLIFE TOT
Meeting the Needs of ELLs with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education: The Mutually Adaptive Learning Paradigm®

Presented by Andrea DeCapua, Ed.D. & Helaine W. Marshall, Ph.D.

Learn how to provide MALP® professional development tailored to the needs of your program.
Three-Day Training of Trainers: August 2016 (date & location TBA)

Prerequisite: Completion of three days of MALP® training (MATSOL SLIFE Institute I and SLIFE Institute II) or equivalent with permission of the instructors. 

Last Updated on Friday, December 04, 2015 11:20 AM
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