The Confianza Way

Leading for Equity

  • Leading by Supporting: Principal as Coach

    by Alicia Fischer Entering the Principalship is a daunting, yet incredibly rewarding position in education. As the leader of a building you can shape the culture and climate and influence the ways in which young people are educated. When evaluating the role of the principalship in a school distri... View Post
  • A School-Wide Approach for Supporting English Learners

    As a professional learning specialist focused on English learners, I often hear concerns like this one from Bridget, an English learner teacher: “My colleagues in general education classrooms say they care about our school’s English learners, but when it comes to teaching them well, with high st... View Post
  • Inclusive Leadership Journey, Part 1: Carlotita

    by Carlota Holder Soy Panamena. I’m a first generation Panamanian American. I’m from here, but not from there. Soy de aqui pero no de allá. Here I’m too brown and there I’m too gringa. I always felt like I didn’t fit in.  I began kindergarten as an English language learner. Prior to beginning ki... View Post