Start the school year with confidence to create LGBTQ+ and gender inclusive classrooms with the Welcoming Schools 2022-2023 Back-to-School Kit! This year's kit includes two new discussion guides for Gender and SOGIE videos created in partnership with Advocates for Youth.
Welcoming Schools is now offering professional development virtually and in-person. All of our trainings feature a comprehensive pre-training site for asynchronous learning and skilled facilitators who will work with your school team virtually or in-person. To learn more or book your training, contact us now!
Ready-to-use lesson plans, books and resources to give educators the tools to create welcoming and inclusive school communities.
Using inclusive language and providing representation of all families are simple ways educators can affirm students’ identities. Find Welcoming Schools Resources and Lesson Plans that meet Common Core Standards to develop a safe and respectful learning environment.
Check out Welcoming Schools gender resources or bring Welcoming Schools trainers to your school. Inclusive schools allow all students to thrive regardless of gender identity or expression.
Children ask a lot of questions, and some are challenging to answer quickly or succinctly. Check out these responses to help ensure that you are prepared to give your children or students the answers they need.Learn More
Ever wondered how to define an LGBTQ+ word for a student?
Check out these resources to help you out!
Welcoming Schools secondary book lists are designed to help educators create classrooms, libraries and schools that are affirming of LGBTQ+ students, families and staff with high quality literature.Download Now