Oct 19, 2021 - Oct 19, 2021

Thriving, Not Just Surviving: How Teachers & Counselors Can Support Trans & Non-Binary Students at School

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What can teachers and counselors do to create and maintain positive, supportive classrooms where transgender and non-binary students can thrive? In this webinar, the third segment of MAEC’s “Thriving, Not Just Surviving” series, K-12 teachers and school counselors will share the practices, norms, and activities they bring to the classroom to support LGBTQIA+ students, especially trans and non-binary students.

The webinar aims to:
• Identify and describe actionable steps to create LGBTQIA+ friendly classrooms
• Identify resources and best practices to support LGBTQIA+ students in school
• Address how to model inclusive language and activities in the classroom
• Increase educators' ability to intervene in and respond to harmful words and actions by students or others in schools