New Business Item 47 (2019)Adopted
NEA will work with current partners (such as GLSEN), to expand on the number of professional development opportunities for Gender Sexuality Alliances (GSA) advisors. This training should include, at a minimum:
- Starting a new GSA;
- How to handle possible backlash from different stakeholders; and
- Model GSA projects and activities.
Research tells us that LGBTQ+ students are more likely to feel safe and are more comfortable being open about their sexual orientation, gender identify, and/or expression in schools with GSAs.
Chris Cannella - NJ
This item cannot be accomplished with current staff and resources under the proposed Modified 2019-2020 Strategic Plan and Budget. It would cost an additional $25,000.