About the LGBTQIA+ Education & Advocacy Program
The LGBTQIA+ Education & Advocacy Program provides school site resources and district support to meet the needs of LGBTQIA+ students and their families. The program provides professional development opportunities; educator, student, and family resources; and inclusive curriculum. We are devoted to supporting school leaders through our monthly & annual leadership opportunities. 
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Upcoming EVENTS
  1. NOV. 1, 2018
    Student Information Change Request Form
    Ballard Center, Room 5 9:00-10:00am
    Come learn about the new Student Information Change Request Form and its implications for PowerSchool users.
  2. NOV. 8, 2018
    Supporting Gender Diversity: Understanding Transgender, Nonbinary, and GNC Students
    Ballard Center, Room 5 4:00-5:30pm
    Explores the physical, emotional, logistical, health, and safety challenges transgender, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming students face. Includes best practices, an overview of legislation, and scenarios that prepare school-site staff with the necessary tools to respond to difficult questions. Learn to create a site-based action and support plan and team that will create best practices for supporting trans, nonbinary, and gnc students.
  3. NOV. 29, 2018
    LGBTQIA+ 103: Creating an LGBTQIA+ Action & Support Plan
    Ballard Center, Room 5 4:00-5:00pm
    Scenario-based training that prepares school-site staff for the “What if’s...” of supporting LGBTQIA+ students and provides staff with the necessary tools to respond to difficult questions. Learn to create a site-based action and support plan and team that will create best practices for supporting LGBTQIA+ students. Offered to ALL school-site staff (PK-12)
  1. DEC. 4, 2018
    LGBTQIA+ 101: Building LGBTQIA+ Awareness & Support Practices
    Ballard Center, Room 5
    This training presents local, state, and national data on LGBTQIA+ student experiences, highlights district, state, and federal policies that protect and support LGBTQIA+ students, explores support practices educators can immediately implement, and provides resources and strategies for creating inclusive schools where all students feel welcome.
  2. JAN. 2019
    LGBTQIA+ History Mashup
    Ballard Center, Room 5 4:00-5:30pm
    Explores the physical, emotional, logistical, health, and safety challenges transgender, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming students face. Includes best practices, an overview of legislation, and scenarios that prepare school-site staff with the necessary tools to respond to difficult questions. Learn to create a site-based action and support plan and team that will create best practices for supporting trans, nonbinary, and gnc students.
  3. JAN. 31 2019
    Supporting Gender Diversity: Understanding Transgender, Nonbinary, and GNC Students
    Ballard Center, Room 5 4:00-5:30pm
    Explores the physical, emotional, logistical, health, and safety challenges transgender, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming students face. Includes best practices, an overview of legislation, and scenarios that prepare school-site staff with the necessary tools to respond to difficult questions. Learn to create a site-based action and support plan and team that will create best practices for supporting trans, nonbinary, and gnc students.
  1. FEB. 5, 2019
    LGBTQIA+ 101: Building LGBTQIA+ Awareness & Support Practices
    Ballard Center, Room 5
    This training presents local, state, and national data on LGBTQIA+ student experiences, highlights district, state, and federal policies that protect and support LGBTQIA+ students, explores support practices educators can immediately implement, and provides resources and strategies for creating inclusive schools where all students feel welcome.
  2. FEB. 6 2019
    LGBTQIA+ 103: Creating an LGBTQIA+ Action & Support Plan
    Ballard Center, Room 5 4:00-5:00pm
    Scenario-based training that prepares school-site staff for the “What if’s...” of supporting LGBTQIA+ students and provides staff with the necessary tools to respond to difficult questions. Learn to create a site-based action and support plan and team that will create best practices for supporting LGBTQIA+ students. Offered to ALL school-site staff (PK-12)
  3. MAR. 14, 2019
    Supporting Gender Diversity: Understanding Transgender, Nonbinary, and GNC Students
    Ballard Center, Room 5 4:00-5:00pm
    Explores the physical, emotional, logistical, health, and safety challenges transgender, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming students face. Includes best practices, an overview of legislation, and scenarios that prepare school-site staff with the necessary tools to respond to difficult questions. Learn to create a site-based action and support plan and team that will create best practices for supporting trans, nonbinary, and gnc students.
  1. APR. 2, 2019
    LGBTQIA+ 101: Building LGBTQIA+ Awareness & Support Practices
    Ballard Center, Room 5
    This training presents local, state, and national data on LGBTQIA+ student experiences, highlights district, state, and federal policies that protect and support LGBTQIA+ students, explores support practices educators can immediately implement, and provides resources and strategies for creating inclusive schools where all students feel welcome.
  2. APR. 18, 2019
    LGBTQIA+ 103: Creating an LGBTQIA+ Action & Support Plan
    Ballard Center, Room 5 4:00-5:00pm
    Scenario-based training that prepares school-site staff for the “What if’s...” of supporting LGBTQIA+ students and provides staff with the necessary tools to respond to difficult questions. Learn to create a site-based action and support plan and team that will create best practices for supporting LGBTQIA+ students. Offered to ALL school-site staff (PK-12)
  3. APR, 2019
    LGBTQIA+ History Mashup
    Ballard Center, Room 5 4:00-5:30pm
    Explores the physical, emotional, logistical, health, and safety challenges transgender, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming students face. Includes best practices, an overview of legislation, and scenarios that prepare school-site staff with the necessary tools to respond to difficult questions. Learn to create a site-based action and support plan and team that will create best practices for supporting trans, nonbinary, and gnc students.
  1. MAY 9, 2019
    Supporting Gender Diversity: Understanding Transgender, Nonbinary, and GNC Students
    Ballard Center, Room 5 4:00-5:00pm
    Explores the physical, emotional, logistical, health, and safety challenges transgender, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming students face. Includes best practices, an overview of legislation, and scenarios that prepare school-site staff with the necessary tools to respond to difficult questions. Learn to create a site-based action and support plan and team that will create best practices for supporting trans, nonbinary, and gnc students.
Sophia Arredondo
Program Manager

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