Free Webinar for WV Teachers: How to Support LGBTQ Students
It’s no secret that LGBTQ students still struggle with harassment and bullying, but many of us underestimate how prevalent it is. About 85 percent of LGBTQ students say they face harassment at school, and this harassment contributes to a higher rate of drug use, depression, and suicide. Educators have unique access to young LGBTQ people and they can intervene and prevent this harassment.
Who: Any educator in West Virginia
What: Online webinar to help teachers better understand and support LGBTQ students
When: April 2, from 5-7 p.m.
Where: Online! From the comfort of your own home.
In this webinar, educators will learn the full spectrum of foundational topics about the LGBTQ community, including a thorough understanding of what it means to be transgender. Educators will also learn about the unique challenges LGBTQ students face and what the best practices are for creating an inclusive classroom environment.
This training is absolutely free! However, we need participants to register below so they will be able to join the webinar.