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Friday, July 25 • 3:15pm - 4:40pm
Supporting Gender Creative and Transgender Youth in K-12 Schools: What We Can Learn from Their Teachers

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This workshop will address how to help education professionals identify barriers and supports to creating safe and inclusive school climates. With an emphasis on gender and sexual diversity issues, participants will learn about strategies, long-term interventions, legal guidelines and resources to help you advocate more effectively for transgender and gender-expansive youth in schools. Interactive activities and group discussions will provide participants with experience and practice advocating for the needs of their students and various approaches that are preventive in nature.

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Elizabeth J. Meyer, PhD

Elizabeth J. Meyer, PhD is a former high school teacher and an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at California Polytechnic State University. She completed her PhD in Education at McGill University and is the author of two books: Gender, Bullying, and Harassment: Strategies to End Sexism and Homophobia in Schools (2009) and Gender and Sexual Diversity in Schools (2010) and two edited collections, one titled Supporting Transgender... Read More →


Friday July 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:40pm
Soda Center – Orinda St Mary's College of California, 1928 St Marys Rd, Moraga, CA 94556

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