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 embrace family diversity, create LGBTQ and gender inclusive schools, prevent bias-based bullying, and support transgender and non-binary students.

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Are your Mother’s Day and Father’s Day inclusive of all families?

It’s affirming for children to see their families acknowledged in their classroom. Days that celebrate families can be a great way to learn about diversity in a kid friendly way. 

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Plan for Next Year’s Welcoming Schools Professional Development Training Now!

Now is the time to contact Welcoming Schools to set-up professional development training for next academic year. Learn to develop a welcoming, positive school climate with professional development topics 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.

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