WXXI 1370 Connection Presents A Safe Space for All: LGBTQ Issues in Schools

Monday, March 7, 2011
1 to 2 p.m.

This program will focus on the groundswell of work being done by faculty, staff, and students at the University of Rochester on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer or Questioning (LGBTQ) issues in education. Ed Brockenbrough and BJ Douglass of the Warner School will talk about their work with the Rochester City School District to pilot trainings on LGBTQ issues for elementary teachers, as well as their individual research and advocacy projects on LGBTQ issues in education. Andrew Moran from The College will talk about the Pride Network, Safe Zone trainings, and the development of the LGBTQ Resource Center.

Guests include:
  • Ed Brockenbrough, assistant professor and director of the Urban Teaching and Leadership (UTL) Program at the Warner School
  • BJ Douglass, doctoral student and co-chair of the LGBTQ & Allies Special Interest Group at the Warner School
  • Andrew Moran, president of Pride Network, coordinator of the Safe Zone, and KEY Scholar at the University of Rochester
Kathleen Stapleton, a master's student in educational policy at the Warner School, has helped to develop and produce this show as part of her field work.

Tags: Ed Brockenbrough, Urban Teaching and Leadership Program (UTL)