This program is intended to provide school counselors, administrators, educators, and other school staff the necessary tools to become gender champions in their school and community. The program is specifically tailored to effectively support K–12th grade students throughout the state of Pennsylvania.
In this program, you'll learn from a skilled facilitator with extensive experience in creating affirming learning environments for transgender and gender non-conforming youth. You'll learn how to support individual students in their gender development, implement supportive school policy, and create affirming school and classroom environments.
As part of the program, you can expect to:
- Attend five half-day, online sessions from 8:00 a.m. to noon (EST) on June 11, June 25, July 9, July 23, and August 6.
- Receive personal consultation during September—November. You’ll hone plans for long-term change in your school and stay connected to a support network of education professionals.
- Earn continuing education credits (CEUs) or Act 48 credits, where appropriate, and move one step closer to maintaining your certification.