Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools

HRC Foundation's Welcoming Schools is the nation's premier professional development program providing training and resources to elementary school educators to embrace all families, create LGBTQ and gender inclusive schools, prevent bias-based bullying, and support transgender and non-binary students.

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Activities and Resources for Inclusive Learning at Home

Each Wednesday while most students are out of school due to COVID-19, find a great book and a related fun activity adapted for families to use with children at home here!

Schedule a Virtual or In-Person Welcoming Schools Professional Development Training Now!

In addition to our traditional in-person professional development, Welcoming Schools is now offering our trainings virtually, consisting of asynchronous self-directed learning and synchronous interactive learning. Contact us now to book your training on embracing all families, supporting transgender and non-binary students, preventing bias-based bullying and creating LGBTQ and gender inclusive classrooms!

Find LGBTQ and Gender Inclusive Resources for Your School

Ready-to-use lesson plans, diverse books for your classroom and ways to create a more welcoming school community.

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