Presented by Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition & Welcoming Schools
Hamline University, West HallTuesday, August 13th, 20198:30 am to 4:00 pmSchool staff and administrators often find themselves in uncharted territory when transgender and nonbinary elementary school students request support from their school community. Join us for this engaging and transformative training where participants will learn best practices to create affirming, supportive and caring school climates for students of all genders!
Registration Now Open!!! Follow the link to register or donate: https://act.hrc.org/page/43028/event/1
Educator Summit Offers• A Full-day workshop with catered lunch included!• Printed Lesson Plans and Classroom Resources• Sessions on: Trans 101 & 102, Facilitating Social Transitions, Intersex Identities, Community Resources, Intersectionality & Addressing Bias-Based Bullying• Many Engaging Speakers and Special Guests• Seven (7) contact hours toward continuing education credits (CEUs) in the area of "Positive Behavioral Intervention Strategies"• MTHC and Welcoming Schools sponsored "LGBTQ Safe-Educator" badge & workshop certificateRegistration Details• All proceeds from the Educator summit will benefit the Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition. Registration is fully tax deductible and a tax id will be provided.• Registration open only to K-6 School Staff & Preservice Educators• Registration costs:• Early Bird Ticket, $105 - May 21st to June 30th• Regular Ticket, $120 - July 1st to July 26th• Late Ticket, $135 - July 26th to August 9th• If the cost of the event is prohibitive for you, for any reasons, please reach out to Dave at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss our flexible options! We have a number of full scholarship opportunities available, including pay-what-you-can. Message Dave for more details!Sponsorship and Donation OpportunitiesWe were able to provide compensation to many QTYOC for generously sharing their expertise at last year’s event, and are expanding this year to accommodate over 100 educators! In order to continue offering the options we offered last year, we are inviting organizations, community groups and individuals to donate to our event by sponsoring educator registrations. Would your organization like to contribute? We are offering the following sponsorship levels based on the cost of registration for one educator:• Co-Host - $1,150 – Registration for 10 Educators• Community Partner - $575 – Registration for 5 Educators• Patron - $345 – Registration for 3 Educators• Ally - $115 – Registration for 1 EducatorSponsoring educators to attend this event is an opportunity to make a lasting impact on the day-to-day lives of queer and trans youth. Educators interact with so many students over the course of their careers. Providing them with the tools they need will create a ripple-effect of affirmation and support that will create positive change in many kids’ school experiences! All sponsors will receive a shout-out on social media and be listed in our event program!