Working with LGBT+ Students and Families

Course Description:

This online course is designed to educate teachers about lesser known sexual and gender identities and offer strategies for being an ally to students and parents who identify as LGBT+. Teachers will learn how to use inclusive language to respect and validate a wider variety of identities. They will recognize a variety of strategies for combating bullying of LGBT+ students and how to create a safe space for these students within their classrooms. This course is targeted for K-12 classroom teachers, specialist programs, including special education, literacy, gifted and talented and instructional coaches.

Required text:

Mardell, A. (2016). The ABC's of LGBT. Coral Gables, FL: Mango Media Inc.

You can click the image above to purchase the book directly through Amazon.

Instructor: Melinda Younger

This course is 3 graduate credits.