The Confianza Way

Anti-Bias Education

  • Developing Empathy for your English Language Learners

    by Kerry Shelke Empathy….some of use have a lot, some of us have a little, but all of us experience it at some point in life. As educators we often get caught up in the day-to-day tasks at hand and depending on our demographic, subject(s) taught and age levels, empathy sometimes goes by the waysi... View Post
  • We Must Always Look Inward

    by Nicole Shimizu Over the last few weeks, I’ve had the privilege of participating in a pilot of Confianza’s new offering, Social Justice for EL Leaders.  In the first week of the course, we read an article from Teaching Tolerance written by educator Jeremy Knoll entitled, They Must Always Look O... View Post
  • Closing the Gap for ELLs through Social Justice Education

    by Amy Melik Amy currently serves as ELL Teacher and Coordinator for a school district near Milwaukee, Wisconsin and through her new coaching role with Confianza, serves as the organization's Equity Specialist. Amy is proudly serving her second term on the Advisory Board for Teaching Tolerance,... View Post