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2014 Conference

May 8–9, 2014

Framingham, MA

MATSOL 2014 Conference: Online Program

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*Redefining the ESL Teacher Role in Light of Common Core

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM–11:40 AM EDT
Grande North
Session Abstract

Participants will hear from presenters focused on the implementation of the Common Core shifts and standards and its implications for the role of ESL teachers. The session will serve as a platform for participants to respond to key areas affecting ESL teachers with CC inclusive of district perspectives in MA.


Session Type

Featured Presentation

Session Length

Interactive Workshop (90 minutes)

Elementary Educators
Secondary Educators
Program Administrators
Teacher Educators
Topic Strand

Policy and Advocacy

Lead Presenter

Farah Assiraj, Boston Public Schools
Biographical Statement

Farah Assiraj is the Senior Director for Research and Instruction at the Office of English Language Learners, Boston Public Schools.



Rosa Aronson, TESOL International Association
Biographical Statement

Dr. Rosa Aronson is the Executive Director for TESOL International Association appointed by TESOL Board of Directors in 2010.