Educator Training

GSAFE provides high quality and engaging trainings for educators, students, community members, and families focused on the needs of LGBTQ+ Youth.

Some of our most popular trainings include:

  • Creating Affirming Schools for LGBTQ+ Youth (aka Safe Zone training)
  • Supporting and Including Transgender and Gender Expansive Students
  • K-12 School Administrator Leadership Development
  • Creating and Sustaining GSAs
  • GSAs and Racial & Social Justice

GSAFE has a Certified Welcoming Schools Facilitator on staff.  Welcoming Schools is a comprehensive approach to creating respectful and supportive elementary schools with resources and professional development to:

  • Embrace family diversity
  • Create LGBTQ-inclusive schools
  • Prevent bias-based bullying and gender stereotyping
  • Support transgender and gender expansive students

Most Welcoming Schools training modules are 90-120 minutes in length and can be presented in two parts; however, both parts must be scheduled at the same time.

Please visit this page for more information on some of our most popular workshops.

Click here to download GSAFE’s list of fees for service.

To schedule a training for your school, district, program, group, or organization please contact Brian J. at


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“Words Hurt Week helped me discover the importance of intersectionality within all social movements – recognizing that we cannot make progress within the queer community without also examining the systems that impact other oppressions.”  Maria, Former GSAFE Youth Activist