Schedule a Safe Zone Training for your School!

 

GSAFE is scheduling Safe Zone trainings for the remainder of your school year – have you signed up for yours yet?

Thanks to funding from the Department of Public Instruction, the Gay Straight Alliance for Safe Schools is able to offer a free training for your school staff on how to create a safer and more welcoming environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.  Trainings will include:

  • An overview of the experiences of LGBTQ youth in Wisconsin’s schools
  • Ways to incorporate LGBTQ issues, people, and events into your curricula
  • Strategies for addressing and preventing anti-LGBTQ language and behavior
  • An opportunity to practice responding to “that’s so gay” and questions that come up around these issues

Ideally, we request at least three hours for a Safe Zone training, but may be able to accommodate more or less time as needed.  Trainings are scheduled on a first come, first served basis, so schedule one soon!

If you are interested in getting a training scheduled in your building or for your district, contact Brian Juchems at (608)661-4141 or brianj@gsafewi.org.

Click here to download a Safe Zone Flier to share with your colleagues or administration.

 

 

 

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Testimonials

“​Chippewa Falls Middle School’s mission is to provide a safe and supportive place for all of our students to learn and grow together. The Safe Space training from GSAFE provided staff with valuable resources to become more aware of how to be a better gender inclusive school!​” – Susan Kern, Middle School Principal