A simple way to let students and families know your school welcomes everyone is to integrate books that reflect diversity into your curriculum.
Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools For All Children & Families
HRC Foundation's Welcoming Schools is the nation's premier professional development program providing training and resources to elementary school educators to welcome diverse families, create LGBTQ and gender inclusive schools, prevent bias-based bullying, and support transgender and non-binary students.
Get one copy or an entire case of the children’s book, A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo. Sweet, funny and beautifully illustrated, this book is dedicated to every bunny who has ever felt different. To order your book (while supplies last), visit Welcoming Schools’ new online store. Also, check out a lesson plan and additional materials to go with the book.Order Now
Welcoming Schools Premier Professional Development Training
Learn to develop a welcoming, positive school climate with professional development on embracing family diversity, supporting transgender and non-binary students, preventing bias-based bullying and creating LGBTQ and gender inclusive classrooms. Contact Us Now!
Find LGBTQ and Gender Inclusive Resources for Your School
Ready-to-use lesson plans, books for your classroom and ways to create a more welcoming school community.
Watch here to see for yourself the positive impact on school climate and academic achievement when schools and school districts work with the Welcoming Schools program.
Engaging lessons on family diversity, LGBTQ topics, understanding gender and preventing bias-based bullying. Aligned with national standards.
LGBTQ and gender inclusive professional development by expert trainers for schools and school districts.
New Welcoming Schools Safe Schools signs available for download! Print one—or one hundred—and show your support for all students.
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