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Professional Learning

Supporting Transgender, Non-binary, and Gender Non-conforming Students

New by request, this module is designed to help educators create safer learning spaces for students who identify as transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming. This module is important and timely as trans youth come under attack in state legislatures across the country. This new module explains the terminology related to “Queer” identities and shares ways to support students who are transitioning, highlighting specific challenges and needs of BIPOC students, and more.
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At a Glance

This new module explains the terminology related to the “Queer” identities and shares ways to support students who are transitioning, highlighting the specific challenges and needs of BIPOC students, and more.

Topics

  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Gender Equity
  • LGBTQ+ Rights
  • Positive School Environments
  • Professional Leadership
  • Racial & Social Justice

Outcomes

  • Explain how transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming (also called GNC) students may choose to transition and make their identity public
  • Explain the specific challenges and needs of BIPOC students who are transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming
  • Identify effective action steps to create safer learning spaces for transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming students
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NEA Center for Social Justice

Last Updated: 03/18/2022

Details

Audience Role

  • Education Support Professional
  • Teacher

Grade

  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Middle School

Session Length

3 hours minimum, also available as two 90 minute trainings

Session Format

Virtual, In-Person, or Blended

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This module is part of our Safety, Bias, & LGBTQ+ Issues series.

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