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- LGBTQIA+ Topics in ABE Spaces
LGBTQIA+ Topics in ABE SpacesMay 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT Free
Registration Deadline: FRI. 5/14/21
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.