How To Help Non-Binary And Trans Students

On-Demand
$129.00
Training Includes:
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
  • An on-demand recording will be available after the live presentation.

Non-binary educator and activist Marielle Burt will share their experiences discussing gender identity with students and detail steps you can take to create affirming classrooms. Teachers, school leaders, and curriculum designers will learn how to support inclusivity.

What You'll Learn

  • What challenges do non-binary and trans students face in the classroom?
  • How can you build supportive classrooms and schools?
  • How can you check your gender biases as a teacher?
  • How should you discuss chosen names and pronouns with students?
  • What does an inclusive, intersectional curriculum include?
  • How should you interact with families of LGBTQ students?
  • How can school leaders help non-binary and trans students?
  • Where can you find helpful resources?

Training Overview

What should you know about non-binary students? Learn how to support non-binary and trans students.

As politicians legislate against the rights of LGBTQ students and attempt to ban books with queer representation, many educators are looking for tools to affirm and support their LGBTQ students.

It can be challenging to begin conversations about identity and fully support queer, non-binary, and trans students in everyday classroom practices. However, there are straightforward steps you can take to make school more welcoming.

  • What challenges do non-binary and trans students face in the classroom?
  • How can you build supportive classrooms and schools?
  • How can you check your gender biases as a teacher?
  • How should you discuss chosen names and pronouns with students?
  • What does an inclusive, intersectional curriculum include?
  • How should you interact with families of LGBTQ students?
  • How can school leaders help non-binary and trans students?
  • Where can you find helpful resources?

Who Should Attend?

  • Principals

  • Assistant principals

  • Special education directors

  • Curriculum specialists

  • Education nonprofit groups

  • Community engagement professionals

  • School leaders

  • Educators

  • Teachers

  • Learning strategists

  • Literacy coaches

  • Future teachers

  • Teaching assistants

  • Paraprofessionals

  • Student services directors

  • School curriculum directors

  • Social workers

  • Counselors

  • Behavior specialists

  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion officials

  • Superintendents

  • Counselors

Expert Presenter

Marielle Burt

  • Providence-based educator who leads classes in game design and theater
  • Teaches at nonprofit arts organizations, including City Arts, Trinity Repertory Company, The Manton Avenue Project, The Cape Verdean Community Development, PASA, and The Wilbury Theater
  • Designs escape rooms and interactive games, including Neocurations, a museum game featured by the RISD Museum
  • Double-majored in Literature and Gender/Sexuality Studies at Brown University
  • Certificate in elementary education from the Relay Graduate School

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