The Confianza Way

Leading for Equity

  • 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
  • Student Success Story: Interview with Maeva Coll, English Learner Assessor

      Confianza’s goal is to improve outcomes for multilingual learners through our professional learning partnerships with educators. This month, we are highlighting a student success story in the Taunton Public Schools, Massachusetts through an interview with Maeva Coll, the Assessor of English Lea... View Post