Understanding and Supporting Trans Youth in Educational Settings

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Understanding and Supporting Trans Youth in Educational Settings

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This course satisfies the Diversity & Inclusion requirement for the School Culture Advocate Certification. Learn more at www.safeschoolsacademy.org/sca.

Course Description: Studies differ in the number of trans youth in our schools, but experts will tell you you've probably already had a transgender youth go through your school doors.

Transgender and gender non-conforming youth face a hostile terrain in schools and communities. According to the 2007 GLSEN report titled "Harsh Realities: The Experiences of Transgender Youth in Our Nation's Schools:"

  • Less than one-fifth of transgender students said school staff intervened most of the time or always when hearing homophobic remarks (16%) or negative remarks about someone's gender expression (11%).

  • Two-thirds of transgender students felt unsafe in school because of their sexual orientation (69%) and how they expressed their gender (65%).

  • Almost half of all transgender students reported skipping class at least once in the past month because they felt unsafe or uncomfortable.

This class will provide an in-depth opportunity to explore the meaning of a person's gender identity, how to best meet those challenges facing transgender and gender non-conforming students in schools, and critical legal information of which schools and communities need to be aware when working with this population.

Click here to view the entire course syllabus.

This is a one credit course.

Upcoming sections:
October 13, 2019 - November 2, 2019
November 17, 2019 - December 7, 2019
December 15, 2019 - January 4, 2020
January 19, 2020 - February 8, 2020
February 16, 2020 - March 7, 2020
March 22, 2020 - April 11, 2020
April 19, 2020 - May 9, 2020
May 24, 2020 - June 13, 2020
June 14, 2020 - July 4, 2020
July 5, 2020 - July 25, 2020
July 26, 2020 - August 15, 2020

Course Fees (💵😱 THE SAVING: $35 License Renewal and $135 Grad Credit for online courses now through 10/20! 😱💵)

License Renewal - $35
Para credit - $35
Graduate Credit - $135
Audit - $35

If you have any questions or would like to pay with a check, please contact academy@iowasafeschools.org or call 515.381.0588.

Graduate Credit Policy
Participants are limited to 12 graduate credits per semester (Fall, Spring, Summer).

Cancellation/Refund Policy
All course cancellations or requests to change credit type must be received in writing or electronically at least fourteen days prior to the class start date. All refunds requested before this deadline will be subject to a $40 cancellation fee per course cancelled. No refunds will be issued on cancellations received after this deadline, however, we can move you to a future session of the same course if possible. Iowa Safe Schools reserves the right to cancel any course in the event of insufficient registration, in which case a full refund will be issued. Cancelled courses may be rescheduled at a later date.

Sale Policy
Sales are honored only during the dates the sale is active at the time of your registration. We do not honor current sales for previously registered or completed courses.

Transcripts
Please allow up to two weeks for transcripts to be processed following a course end date. Request your transcripts by going to http://www.safeschoolsacademy.org/transcripts.

 

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