Welcoming Schools offers teacher-friendly resources designed to help educators create classrooms and schools that are free of gender stereotypes and gender norms that limit all children.

Welcoming Schools has resources that schools can use to help students understand transgender and non-binary people and to support and affirm all students’ identities across the gender spectrum.

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Professional Development Training for Your School: Virtual or On-Site

HRC Foundation’s Welcoming Schools program has certified facilitators across the country ready to work with your school or district to improve school climate with gender and LGBTQ inclusive trainings. See…

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Parents/Caregivers, Gender, Secondary, Laws and Policies

A Parent’s Quick Guide for In-School Transitions

Parents and caregivers may find themselves, depending on circumstances, having to play a more active role in “educating the educators” as to what the school needs to do to support…

Training, Bullying, Gender, LGBTQ

Seal of Excellence for a Welcoming School

Welcoming Schools permits us to envision our students as their best selves now and also who they will be 15 years from now, as they are leaders in academics but…

Training, Gender, LGBTQ, Parents/Caregivers, Bullying

Why Welcoming Schools Professional Development

HRC Foundation’s Welcoming Schools is the most comprehensive, bias-based bullying prevention program in the nation to provide LGBTQ and gender inclusive professional development training, lesson plans, booklists and resources specifically…

Training, LGBTQ, Gender, Bullying, Family

Training Modules Available for Professional Development

HRC Foundation’s Welcoming Schools Certified Facilitators are located across the country. They offer practical and interactive professional development to create gender and LGBTQ inclusive schools using the following Welcoming Schools…