Attn: Teachers of 4-12th Graders! Feel free to register for and attend this awesome event with the fabulous Jonathan Van Ness! Use this link to register yourself and/or your class!
LGBT History Month
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) History Month marks and celebrates the achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. In the United States, LGBT History Month is celebrated in October to coincide with National Coming Out Day on October 11th. Head on over to GLSEN for additional resources! Click here
The Office of Human Relations, Diversity & Equity SOGIE & GSA page has a plethora of resources for educators, administrators, students and parents.
Additionally, the Advisory Lesson page offers a multitude of LGBT+ lessons for educators to share with students. Some of the most pertinent lessons can be found below.
Harvey Milk - Introduces students to LGBT activists and politicians.
Marsha P. Johnson - Introduces students to Transgender Rights Activist
Sylvia Rivera - Introduces students to Transgender Rights Activist
Stonewall Riots - Introduces students to the historical events that occurred in the summer of 1969.
Bullying Prevention Month and Unity Day!
In honor of Bullying Prevention Month, HRDE would like to highlight the incredible work that PACER is doing to unite school communities for kindness, acceptance and inclusion! Team up with your school to send a visible message that no child should ever experience bullying! Find more resources at Pacer.org
Additionally, check out our Bullying page for an array of resources for educators, administrators, students and parents.
The Advisory Lesson page has push and play lessons that may help amplify important skills and traits to increase kindness, empathy and civility in our schools. Some of the most pertinent lessons can be found below.
Additional commemorations for this month can be found on our Commemorative Calendar including:
Dyslexia Awareness Month
Filipino American History Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Indigenous Peoples Day (October 12) - Advisory Lesson
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