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Laying groundwork is one of the keys to success when embracing family diversity, avoiding gender stereotyping, and ending bullying and name-calling in K-5 learning environments.

Creating a safe and welcoming school for all children and families takes many people. Work with others. Collaboration is key.

For a set of key materials from Welcoming Schools to help you get started, download the Welcoming Schools Starter Kit.

To start developing a more welcoming school, ask yourself these questions: