Open to: All Teachers.
Opportunity at a Glance: The DOE Writers in Schools Program pairs an LGBTQ author with students to discuss the author’s book. Teachers who participate in the program will be awarded a set of books and an in-person visit from the author for up to 30 students. Teachers admitted to the program will be given a list of potential authors and books to choose from. The application is open to all school staff, including librarians, Gender and Sexuality Alliance Advisors, and principals. Visits can be a class read or book club. School staff admitted to the program will be asked to attend a full-day professional development on including the incorporation of LGBTQ themes into curriculum. This is a free opportunity, all costs are covered by the DOE and Lambda Literary Foundation.
Application Deadline: Wednesday October 3.
Location: At your school.
Take Action: Discuss the opportunity with your principal to see if anyone else from your school has applied, then consider completing an application (Apply now.)
For more information: Contact Jared Fox.