LGBTQIA+ Topics in ABE Spaces
 

LGBTQIA+ Topics in ABE Spaces

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CST (Not sure what time this is in your time zone? Click here to convert it!)

Cost: There is no fee for this training, but your tax-deductible donation will support our tutor training program and literacy learners across Minnesota!

Presenters: Erin Cary (she/her), Associate Director and ELL Instructor, Lyndale Neighborhood Association Education Program. About Erin.
Kris Klas (they/them), ELL Instructor, Saint Paul Public Schools.
Jamie Kreil (she/her), ELL Instructor, Cedar Riverside Adult Education Collaboration, and Adjunct Faculty, Hamline University.

Description: What do welcoming spaces in adult education look like? How can we make sure LGBTQIA+ learners, volunteers and professionals feel they belong? In this session, ABE professionals in the LGBTQIA+ community will invite participants to reflect on and discuss topics of gender and sexuality in ESL/ABE classrooms and instruction. Participants will brainstorm how to include more queer representation in adult education curricula, program environments and materials. Presenters will provide lesson examples for teaching gender-inclusive language. It is our intention to create a space where participants are welcome but not required to share aspects of their identity or experiences related to the topic.

The recommendations and ideas shared in this presentation can be adapted to a K-12 teaching and tutoring context.

Please note that you may be asked to participate in discussion groups during the webinar. Please plan to join us from a quiet setting where you can see the PowerPoint slides and use your audio.

CEUs will be emailed to participants after the webinar, typically within 1-2 business days. Please note that if you miss more than 15 minutes of the session, we are unable to issue you CEUs.

Webinars are not recorded, but please check our training calendar for additional sessions.

This workshop meets the Literacy Minnesota Social Justice in Education Certificate Program requirements. Learn more about the certificate program.

Questions? Contact Kelly at krynda@literacymn.org or 651-251-9074.

Literacy Minnesota is committed to providing access for people with disabilities at our trainings and events. To request accommodations, please contact Kelly at krynda@literacymn.org or 651-251-9074 at least two weeks in advance.

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