The Confianza Way

Our Collaborations

  • Make it FUNctional! Curriculum Guidance for Teachers of ELLs/ALLs (VirtuEL Conference 2018)

    by Sarah Ottow, Confianza Director On Saturday, June 23, 2018, I was thrilled to be a part of @VirtuEL, an online professional learning conference dedicated to English learners.  Carol Salva and Tan Huynh have organized this now annual event that allows educators across time and space connect to ... View Post
  • English Learner Summit: Harvard Graduate School of Education

    Confianza Director, Sarah Ottow, was an invited speaker at the first EL Summit: Leading for English Learners held Winter 2018.  The goal of the EL Summit was to elevate the conversation around equity for English learners by bringing together diverse stakeholders practice and policy — from univers... View Post
  • ELL Teacher Leaders as Change Agents for Equity

     How do educators of English learners (ELs) work towards equity at the classroom level, school level, district level and beyond? The #FabFiveSquad is trying to answer this question.  Through Confanza's collaboration with Teaching Channel, five EL teacher leaders have been networking and supportin... View Post