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 Gay-Straight Alliances, 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:
To review our current fee for service schedule please click here. If you are a 2013-2014 Safe and Supportive Schools district, please note that there may be funding available to underwrite training costs.
Check out our upcoming trainings, 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.