Supporting Transgender & Nonbinary Students in K-12 Schools

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Attention: State and District Leaders, School Administrators, Educators, Student Support Personnel, Family & Community Engagement Specialists, Parents, and Education Stakeholders

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The U.S. Department of Education is hosting a webinar series to address hot topics that are on the top of the educators’ minds. After sharing federal updates, the series features lessons learned and best practices from faculty, staff, schools, districts, institutions of higher education, and other places of educational instruction. It also shares a variety of useful resources.

On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools and the Office for Civil Rights, the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) invites you to join the next Lessons from the Field webinar, Supporting Transgender & Nonbinary Students in K-12 Schools.

Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Time: 3:00-4:15 pm EST

Please join the U.S. Department of Education and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for this webinar featuring educators and experts who will discuss challenges faced by many transgender and nonbinary students and actionable strategies for providing support.


· Sam Ames , Director, Advocacy and Government Affairs, Trevor Project

· Amy Cannava , High School Psychologist, Arlington County Schools (Virginia)

· Dr. Kathleen Ethier , Director, Division of Adolescent and School Health, CDC

· Rae Garrison , Principal, West Jordan Middle School (Utah)

· Sam Long , High School Science Teacher, Denver South High School (Colorado)

· Christian Rhodes , Senior Advisor, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education

· Laura Ross , Middle School Counselor, Forks Middle School (Georgia)

· Melanie Willingham-Jaggers , Executive Director, GLSEN

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