Gender Diversity: Understanding Transgender & Gender Diverse Children & Teens

Presenter:  Aidan Key is the founder of Gender Diversity, an organization dedicated to providing support and educational services with respect to the inclusion of transgender and gender-diverse children.

Course Description:  While societal awareness is increasing, most teachers, administrators, and support staff are understandably at a loss for how to address the needs of transgender students and their families.  In this presentation, we will explore these and other questions:

·How can a child be transgender? Aren’t they too young to know?
·How do I talk to children about this in ways that are age-appropriate?
·How is this different than being gay?
·What about bathrooms, locker rooms, overnight trips, sports and other gender-segregated spaces?
·What do I say if a parent has concerns or objections?
·What are my school’s legal obligations?
·How do I handle potential teasing or bullying from other children?
 

Join gender education specialist Aidan Key in examining the topic of gender diversity in children and teens, the challenges faced by these children, youth and their families, exploring current research, and identifying the best approaches for creating an inclusive, supportive environment for the entire school community.

TPEP Goals Met:  3. Recognizing individual student learning needs and developing strategies to address those needs; 5. Fostering and managing a safe, positive learning environment.

Clock Hours:  3 clock hours will be available for an additional charge of $10. Checks or credit card payments accepted (no cash or American Express please).

Registration Fee: $65 per person.                       

       Last day to register:

               10/10/17

To Register:  Click link on attached flyer, or search online for this URL Address:   https://www.123signup.com/register?id=hxgbm

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Category: 
Training
Location: 
Puget Sound ESD - 800 Oakesdale Ave SW - Renton, WA 98058 (Snoqualmie Room, First Floor)

 


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