The 2010 Creating Change Conference
, from February 3-7 in Dallas, Texas, will include 2 workshops featuring GLSEN staff members. If you're going to the conference, be sure to participate in these sessions!
How To Get What We Want: Understanding and Utilizing the U.S. Education System to Create Safer Schools
Emily Greytak, GLSEN's Interim Director of Education and Senior Research Associate, will be leading a workshop that will help participants to understand the various levels of the U.S. education system and the mindset of those working in schools and shaping education policy (e.g., teachers, principals, politicians) in order to make us better and more effective advocates.
Friday, February 5, 2010 Session 2 – 10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
LGBT Youth and Federal Policy Issues
Shawn Gaylord, GLSEN's Director of Public Policy, will be a panelist on this workshop that will provide an overview of the many federal policy issues currently affecting LGBT youth, including safe schools, comprehensive sexuality education, housing, and federal data collection.
Friday, February 5, 2010 Session 3 – 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM