MATSOL Currents is the association's official newsletter. It is published twice a year.


Submit to MATSOL Currents

We welcome submissions to MATSOL Currents:

  • An article about your school, program, or classroom.
  • An issue of concern to our field.
  • A book or resource review.

Please refer to our submission guidelines for more details and ideas: Web page / Print PDF alt

Submission Deadlines
  • Fall/Winter Issue -- October 15
  • Spring/Summer Issue -- April 15

Send submissions to [email protected]


Join the Publications Committee

MATSOL is looking for volunteers to join the Publications Committee, responsible for editing and publishing two issues of MATSOL Currents each year (Spring and Fall).


Spring/Summer 2015 Issue


  • A Message from Our President

  • Photos from MATSOL’s 2015 Annual Conference 
  • MATSOL’s Annual Awards

  • Board of Directors Election

  • Remembering Robert Saitz 

Get Involved

  • Submit to MATSOL Publications


  • What’s Happening in MATSOL’s Special Interest Groups? 
  • Advocacy Update by HELEN SOLÓRZANO 
  • An Update on Adult Education in Massachusetts by LAURIE SHERIDAN


  • SLIFE Students at Brockton High School by AUDREY MBANI 
  • Learning English Through Theater by KATHLEEN KLOSE 
  • A Cultural Language Exchange: Empowering Students Cross-Culturally by FAITH LITCHOCK-MORELLATO 
  • Professional Development for Teachers of English as a Foreign Language by ROB STERGIS 
  • Observations by a Pre-Service Teacher During Her Teaching Practicum by ELLEN MARIE CINTOLO


  • Enrique’s Journey, by Sonia Nazario - reviewed by SASKIA FABRICANT 
  • In It Together: How Student, Family and Community Partnerships Advance Engagement and Achievement in Diverse Classrooms, by Debbie Zacarian and Michael Silverstone - 
reviewed by KATHY LOBO 
  • The Definitive Book of Body Language, by Allan and Barbara Pease - reviewed by KATHY LOBO

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