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Open Dialogue for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming K-12 Educators

Date: 6:30pm - 8:00pm PDT May 15, 2018 Location: Lewis & Clark Campus

Lewis & Clark Campus

We invite transgender and gender nonconforming educators in the Greater-Portland and SW Washington-area for an opportunity to gather and share their experiences surrounding working in the K-12 school system.

This will be an open conversation guided by attendees, with the hope of providing a support network for fellow transgender and gender nonconforming educators, including ways to we can better advocate for safer schools alongside our allies. 

Retired educators and current graduate students working toward education-related degrees are also welcome to attend.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Please note: While we appreciate the support of our allies, this event is meant for transgender and gender nonconforming educators only. We hope to incorporate allies in future discussions. 

Questions? Please contact facilitator Rafe McCullough at .

Do you live outside of Portland but would like to be a part of the conversation? Submit your email below to receive updates on possible remote participation options for future discussions.

About the Facilitator 

Rafe McCullough currently works as an assistant professor in the school counseling program at Lewis & Clark College. Having worked with numerous transgender and gender nonconforming clients and students, he has a background in both school counseling, and in clinical mental health counseling. His writing and research interests focus on multicultural and social justice counseling and advocacy, and LGBTQ, and particularly on the needs of transgender individuals. He has been involved in advocacy efforts in transgender communities for over 20 years. 

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Before registering please note this discussion is for transgender and gender nonconforming participants only - no cisgender allies please.

This information will be kept private and will not be shared within the institution or with outside parties.

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