Resources For Educators


 
Administration Resources
Administration Resources
This section of our website addresses the concerns of Administrators around school policy, civil rights laws, and other concerns.

 

Trainings From IYG
If you want to plan a training for your school administration or staff, IYG offers training across the state for schools and other service providers.
Contact Graham Brinklow with your requests or questions!
 
Lambda Legal Wants You to Know Your Rights!
If you are an LGBTQ+ educator, Know Your Rights! The City of Indianapolis does have LGBTQ+ protections, and your employer can not discriminate against you.  Other counties around the state do as well.  

 
http://www.glsen.org/
GLSEN
GLSEN has a lot of resources for teachers, including how to create safe and affirming classrooms, and tips on LGBTQ+ inclusive curriculum.  
(Look for the resources in the blue on the  top right.)

 
http://www.transstudent.org/
TSER (Trans Student Educational Resources) 
TSER is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students.  They focus on creating a more trans-friendly education system, and have many great resources!
College Resources

College Resources

Check out our collection of resources for college bound youth! 




 
HRC's Welcoming Schools
Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools For All Children & Families, created by the HRC, 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, and support transgender and gender-expansive students.


 

PFLAG

PFLAG is one of the oldest advocacy groups for LGBTQ+ rights. Their resources on creating supportive school environments are helpful, particularly their Top Ten Ways to Make Schools Safe.

 
http://www.apa.org/pi/lgbt/programs/safe-supportive/lgbt/
American Psychological Association
The APA has compiled fact sheets, best practices and other resources for supporting LGBTQ+ youth. 
Their scientific approach can shed light on why LGBTQ+ youth need support, and what ways work best to address their needs. 



https://lgbt.ucsf.edu/lgbt-education-and-training
UCSF LGBT Resource Center
The LGBT Resource Center has accumulated this list of of articles, training, and education material for our campus and medical center, to help promote education and awareness of gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.


http://www.tolerance.org/lgbt-best-practicesTeaching Tolerance
Their resource "Best Practices: Creating an LGBT-inclusive School Climate" is both informative, and full of concrete steps you can do to make your school more welcoming.