As a founding alliance member of The Choose Kindness Project, Welcoming Schools is thrilled to be a part of the nation’s leading organizations on bullying prevention, intentional inclusion and mental wellness. In collaboration with alliance partner the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Welcoming Schools has produced a powerful video and resource for secondary educators focused on identity based bullying.
In partnership with the Anti-Defamation League, we have created a video (~9 minutes) and accompanying discussion guide for secondary educators to engage with each other in important conversations on identity based bullying.
Welcoming Schools has created a NEW 45-minute professional development training for educators on Identity Based Bullying with a focus on transgender and non-binary students. Please fill out the request a training form to schedule this training for your school!
Ensure all of your students and their families feel welcome with this simple checklist to assess your school climate and prevent bias-based bullying. Available in Spanish.
Welcoming Schools 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. Check out our Preventing Bias Based Bullying Book List for Elementary.
Welcoming Schools 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. Check out our Preventing Bias Based Bullying Book List for Secondary.
Welcoming Schools teacher-friendly lesson plans are designed to help educators create inclusive classrooms and schools using an anti-racist, intersectional lens. These lessons help you lead your students in real conversations about the kinds of bullying they really see and hear at school, learning how they can be upstanders to help prevent bullying.
It doesn’t matter if it’s a first grader who might not know what the word “gay” means, a sixth grader trying to sound cool, or a tenth grader “teasing” a friend. All of these have the potential of creating an unsafe classroom or school environment and must be addressed. So, what can caring adults do?
Check out our partner, the Anti-Defamation League’s website to find more resources on fighting antisemitism, combating extremism, and disrupting hate.