ETFO’s Second GSA Symposium

ETFO’s Second GSA Symposium

ETFO’s second GSA Symposium in November was chock-full of ways to assist members in starting gay-straight alliances (GSAs) in their schools. Along with a keynote address by Jeremy Dias of Jer’s Vision, participants heard from Peel teacher Greg Maxton, author of the middle school book for educators and students Defying Gay Gravity.

ETFO’s Second GSA Symposium

ETFO’s second GSA Symposium in November was chock-full of ways to assist members in starting gay-straight alliances (GSAs) in their schools. Along with a keynote address by Jeremy Dias of Jer’s Vision, participants heard from Peel teacher Greg Maxton, author of the middle school book for educators and students Defying Gay Gravity.

OISE/University of Toronto’s Larry Swartz led a literacy/arts session on bullying and inclusiveness, and representatives from COPA introduced new tools for creating safe, strong, and equitable schools. A key message was that GSAs create safe schools and help students take a moral and ethical approach to stopping homophobia, transphobia, and cyberbullying.

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