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9th Annual Teaching Respect For All: Creating Safe Schools and Spaces for LGBT Students

Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth, Inc. (JASMYN)

Friday, March 17, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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Educator, Counselor, Social Worker, Non Profit Administrator, etc. Mar 15, 2017 Free  

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The 9th Annual Teaching Respect for All is a half 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.

This year, JASMYN is partnering with one of the nations leading organizations on supportive enviroments for transgender and gender non conforming youth, Gender Spectrum, to provide a half day training that will provide participants with the tools and knowledge to create a safe and supportive environment for transgender and gender nonconforming students.

Participants Will:

  • Develop an awareness of the dimensions of gender, including key terminology and concepts, perspectives from youth and educators about gender and basic tools and resources working with staff, students and administrators
  • Introduction into a Gender Inclusive Schools framework
  • Tools to help participants take perspective to practice through discussions of concrete strategies related to gender inclusive classroom, youth spaces and the school or work environment
  • Support understanding policies and legal issues
  • Discussion around commonly asked questions including bathroom and locker room safety, gender specific housing and gender specific programming

When: Friday, March 17, 2017 (Duval County School Professional Development Day)
Where: The Schultz Center
Time: 10:30 Registration. Conference 11 AM- 3 PM
Cost: FREE 

Boxed Lunch is included!

***DCPS educators please also RSVP through the DCPS ERO System:
Course: Teaching Respect for All-JASMYN (HEA4030303)
SRN:    2017403030301

***For more information please contact Emily Rokosch at JASMYN @ 904-389-3857  or email erokosch@jasmyn.org

****Teacher Professional Development Points are available

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:
Chartrand Family Foundation
UNF LGBT Resource Center
DCPS

 

Have questions about 9th Annual Teaching Respect For All: Creating Safe Schools and Spaces for LGBT Students? Contact Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth, Inc. (JASMYN)

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The Schultz Center
4019 Boulevard Center Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Friday, March 17, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)


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