Training Educators

In partnership with Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, GSAFE annually trains over 1500 educators, administrators, school support staff, and after-school program staff across Wisconsin on how to create safe and supportive school environments for LGBTQ+ youth.  Our trainings focus on building the competency and confidence of individual staff as well as whole districts to develop and implement CDC-recommended best practices for creating safe and supportive school environments for this youth population, including creating and supporting GSAs, creating “Safe Zones” where anti-LGBTQ+ language and behaviors are addressed, passing and implementing comprehensive protections and procedures, and incorporating inclusive curriculum and resource into the school and classroom community.

GSAFE trainings provide audiences with a foundational understanding of terminology and concepts related to LGBTQ+ youth as well as use local and national data to highlight needs and support district-specific strategies.  We strive to provide audiences with safe, engaging, and relaxed learning environment to ask questions and practice new skills and strategies.


Some of our more popular trainings include:

Creating a Safe Zone

Creating & Sustaining a Gay-Straight Alliance in your School

Safe and Supportive Elementary Schools

Supporting and Including Transgender Students



To review our current fee for service schedule please click here.

Check out our resource page for educators, here.

For more information on scheduling a training for your school or district, please contact Brian J.

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amy-testimonial“GSAFE’s LTI helped me become the person and activist I wanted to be, and helped me hone my skills so I could be a better leader.  I discovered myself in ways I never imagined.” – Amy, Former GSAFE Youth Activist