Emily
Chiariello


Emily Chiariello is an educational consultant who specializes in culturally responsive standards-based education. Chiariello has nearly two decades of experience as a classroom teacher, professional developer, curriculum designer and education writer. She has worked in public, charter and alternative school settings and in nonprofit organizations such as the Children’s Defense Fund and The Southern Poverty Law Center (namely as a teaching and learning specialist for Teaching Tolerance). Chiariello is the chief architect of Teaching Tolerance’s award-winning K-12 curriculum, Perspectives for a Diverse America. A ’98 Teach for America corps member and graduate of Binghamton University, Chiariello holds a master’s degree in philosophy and social policy from American University in Washington, D.C., and is certified in secondary social studies.

Articles by Emily

Hitting Reset

What if you could start the school year over again? What would you change?

Heritage Months: Hard to Handle?

Heritage months offer opportunities to model yearlong inclusive teaching practices.

Old Problem, New Approach

Heritage months offer opportunities to model yearlong inclusive teaching practices.
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Teaching Tolerance collage of images

Welcome to Learning for Justice—Formerly Teaching Tolerance!

Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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