SCHOOLS

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Listed below are local and national resources with programs serving schools and students/youth. Links are provided which target specific needs and conveniently take you directly to the optimal place on the affiliate’s website.

Staff Resources

STAFF RESOURCES – GLSEN
The Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network is a national non-profit organization that focuses on providing support for K-12 schools. GLSEN provides educator training and assists student-led GSAs and other clubs. Please contact Geauga SOGI if you are interested in GLSEN training for your school.

Professional Development

Educator Resources

Webinars

Virtual Resources

School Climate For LGBTQ Students In Ohio – 2019 State Snapshot


STAFF RESOURCES – Human Rights Campaign
HRC is a national organization that advocates for the SOGI community. The HRC foundation supports LGBTQ individuals through a variety of programs.

Research and Data

Anti-Bullying Curriculum for PreK-8

Professional Development

Time to Thrive is an annual conference for all who serve youth on the SOGI spectrum, co-presented by the National Education Association and the American Counseling Association.

Book Lists

Definitions

Guide for Supporting Transgender Students

Executive Summary of the CDC’s 2019 Youth Risk Surveillance data


STAFF RESOURCES – The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is a national organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention for individuals on the SOGI spectrum who are under 25 years of age.

Professional Development: Free on-line lessons and in-person trainings for adults who work with youth.

Suicide Prevention Resources

Ally Guide


STAFF RESOURCES – LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland
The LGBT Center supports members of the SOGI community throughout the Greater Cleveland area.

Professional Development

Queer Youth Initiative


Other Staff Resources
PFLAG National

National Education Association

LifeAct (Chagrin Falls, OH)

GSA Network

CDC Educator and School Resources

CDC Data

Student/Youth Resources

STUDENT/YOUTH RESOURCES – GLSEN
The Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network is a national non-profit organization that focuses on providing support for students in grades K-12. They can help with starting and running a GSA and have a national student council.

Student and GSA Resources


STUDENT/YOUTH RESOURCESHuman Rights Campaign
HRC is a national organization that advocates for the SOGI community. The HRC foundation supports LGBTQ individuals through a variety of programs.

Coming Out

Youth

LGBTQ Definitions

College Students

Transgender


STUDENT/YOUTH RESOURCESThe Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is a national organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention for individuals on the SOGI spectrum who are under 25 years of age.

Suicide Prevention Resources

Coming Out Handbook

Ally Guide


STUDENT/YOUTH RESOURCESLGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland
The LGBT Center supports members of the LGBTQ community throughout the greater Cleveland area. The center has many different programs from support groups to advocate training for youth.

Queer Youth Initiative

Community Resources


Other Student/Youth Resources
PFLAG offers a list of coming-out books.

216 Teens (Cuyahoga County Board of Health)

LifeAct (Chagrin Falls, OH)

GSA Network

Planned Parenthood

It Gets Better Project

CDC