Creating LGBT Inclusive Schools

Creating LGBT Inclusive Schools Webinar
This self-paced webinar provides school staff with information on how they can support LGBT students in NYS schools. It includes information and resources from the NYSED, CDC, NYSDOH and advocacy organizations such as GLSEN, and supports the goal of providing all students with a safe and inclusive environment. It complements existing resources available from the NYSED relating to the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA). (October 2018, 1 CTLE).

Creating LGBT Inclusive Schools Webinar Guide
Provides screenshots and script of webinar.

Creating LGBT Inclusive Schools Definitions
Provides an overview of the terms used in the webinar.

Creating LGBT Inclusive Schools Resources
These resources were used in creating the NYSCSH Creating LGBT Schools Webinar. They have clickable links which will take you directly to the resource for easy access.

GLSEN Safe Space Kit: A Guide to Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Students in Your School
Research shows that LGBT students with many supportive educators feel safer at school, skip fewer classes, and earn higher grades than students without supportive educators. By using this kit, we hope you will become one of these supportive educators. (GLSEN,2016)

Working with LGBT Students of Color: A Guide for Educators
When working with LGBT students of color1, there are a number of additional concerns that should be taken into consideration. Created by GLSEN and the Hetrick-Martin Institute, this resource will help you think about the ways homophobia, transphobia, racism, and classism impact your students on a daily basis and develop strategies to address them. Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network. (GLSEN)

Please visit the NYSCSH LGBTwebpage for additional resources.  Click here to view it now.

 Page updated 11/8/18