Teacher Resources

U.S. Department of Education

Creating Inclusive and Nondiscriminatory School Environments for LGBTQI+ Students.LGBTQ+ Education Toolkit pdf

Gender and Sexuality Alliance

Toolkits for starting a GSA, for active clubs, and for advisors.

Understanding LGBTQ+ Identity: A Toolkit for Educators

Understanding LGBTQ+ Identity: A Toolkit for Educators offers a series of digital media resources to help teachers, administrators, guidance counselors, and other educators understand and effectively address the complex and difficult issues faced by LGBTQ students. Teacher's Guide

Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network

Educator ResourcesSupportive educators save students’ lives. Having just one visibly supportive educator in a school can ensure that LGBTQ students feel safe, welcomed, and encouraged to learn. Our mission is to ensure that every member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. LGBTQ+ Educator Rights pdfLocal School Climate Survey

American Federation of Teachers

Texas AFT is resolved to provide support and resources to local unions to engage with school district officials on the urgent need to recruit, retain, and respect LGBTQIA+ educators. Texas AFT is also resolved to oppose the passage of state laws or local policies that discriminate against students and condemns the actions taken by the Texas Legislature to condone discrimination against transgender youth. 

Texas Education Agency

Complaints that allege that a public school discriminates on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, a school district’s programs or activities are under the jurisdiction and authority of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR). OCR and TEA enforce several federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities that receive federal funds. In addition, TEA implements a review process for school discrimination complaints and informs individuals of the appropriate complaint resolution options. 

International Society for Technology in Education

LGBTQ+ Resources for EducatorsHere are some resources for educators ready to look closely at their practice and find ways to be better allies. 
Stop BullyingThere are important and unique considerations for strategies to prevent and address bullying of LGBTQI+ youth. While some strategies are specifically for LGBTQI+ youth, most, if adopted by schools and communities, make environments safer for all students.stopbullying.gov