Transgender and Non Binary Students: A Framework for Creating Safe and Supportive Schools
Dec. 11 & 12, 2019 from 9am - 3pm
Location: FEA Conference Center
Presenters: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Dir.; Robyn Gigl, Esq., Gluck Walrath LLC
Fee:$270 for both days
What is the science behind the fundamental concept of gender? In what ways do our social constructs, upbringing and personal experiences influence the way we understand this concept? What are the underlying social and emotional issues that transgender students confront and how do we create safe and supportive schools for these students who are at extreme risk of bullying, mental health issues, addiction and/or suicidal ideation? How can school staff address their own deeply held views and need for information in order to better support students and their families that are coming from varying positions of understanding, acceptance and support of their child?
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