Annual Teaching Respect For All: Creating Safe Schools for LGBT Students
Friday, October 25, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)
Teaching Respect for All is a one-day conference that aims to provide current and prospective school teachers, counselors, social workers, and administrators with the knowledge and tools to successfully create a school culture where all people, including LGBT people, are respected, free to express themselves, and able to reach their full potential.
When: Friday, October 25, 2013 (Duval County School Professional Development Day)
Where: FSCJ Downtown Campus
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Light Breakfast, Coffee, Registration 7:30AM)
Boxed Lunch is included!
***For more information please contact Emily Rokosch at JASMYN @ 904-389-3857 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Day to Register is October 21st, 2013
****Teacher Professional Development Points are available
Participants will: Develop an awareness and understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) diversity issues. Identify current research on school safety, bullying, harassment, and its impact on LGBT students, families, and the school climate. Identify and develop strategies to create safe, sensitive, healthy, and affirming environments for LGBT students in classrooms, and general settings.Identify and develop strategies for sensitive and appropriate interventions and advocacy when LGBT students and those perceived to be LGBT are bullied and harassed.
For more information contact Emily Rokosch, Director of Operations, JASMYN @ 904-389-3857 ext 212 or email email@example.com
Event is hosted by JASMYN in partneship with Duval County Public Schools
JASMYN is a non-profit organization with a mission of supporting and empowering lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth by creating a safe space, providing youth development services, bringing people and resources together to promote diversity and human rights.
Event is sponsored by:
San Marco Rotary