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12th Annual Teaching Respect For All: Creating Safe Schools for LGBT Students

Friday, March 22, 2019, 2:30 PM

Teaching Respect for All is a one-day conference that aims to provide current and prospective school teachers, counselors, social workers, and administrators with the knowledge and tools to successfully create a school culture where all people, including LGBT people, are respected, free to express themselves, and able to reach their full potential. Registration Opens at 7:30, Event will start at 8:15 ***For more information please contact Emily Rokosch at JASMYN @ 904-389-3857  or email erokosch@jasmyn.org****Teacher Professional Development Points are available Participants will: Develop an awareness and understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) diversity issues. Identify current research on school safety, bullying, harassment, and its impact on LGBT students, families, and the school climate. Identify and develop strategies to create safe, sensitive, healthy, and affirming environments for LGBT students in classrooms, and general settings.Identify and develop strategies for sensitive and appropriate interventions and advocacy when LGBT students and those perceived to be LGBT are bullied and harassed.  For more information contact Emily Rokosch, Director of Operations, JASMYN @ 904-389-3857  or email erokosch@jasmyn.orgEvent is hosted by JASMYN in partneship with Duval County Public SchoolsJASMYN is a non-profit organization with a mission of supporting and empowering lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth by creating a safe space, providing youth development services, bringing people and resources together to promote diversity and human rights.Event is sponsored by:Chartrand Family FoundationJASMYNDCPSEquality Florida

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