ERIC Number: ED423323
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Resources for Education and Counseling Faculty. Project for the Integration of Gay & Lesbian Youth Issues in School Personnel Certification Programs.
A series of professional development workshops for the faculty of personnel certification programs was prepared at the request of the Massachusetts Department of Education. The new equity standards in teacher and administrator certification in Massachusetts call for instruction in gay and lesbian issues. This resource manual presents materials to be used in these workshops or in other professional development related to gay and lesbian student issues. The following are included: (1) excerpt from the "Massachusetts Teacher Certification Regulations"; (2) the Massachusetts Student Rights Law (Chapter 76, Section 5); (3) descriptions of six university programs or courses, from Amherst and Harvard Universities (Massachusetts) and the University of California, Berkeley, used to develop awareness of student diversity and the rights of gay and lesbian students; (4) excerpt from "Alone No More; Developing a School Support System for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Youth" (Minnesota Department of Education); (5) excerpt from "A Staff Development Manual for Anti-Homophobia Education" (Arthur Lipkin); (6) excerpt from the Massachusetts Department of Education Curriculum Frameworks; (7) "Raising Gay/Lesbian Issues in the Classroom (Arthur Lipkin); and (8) three role plays for use with students. A bibliography of 7 films and videos and 56 printed works is included. (SLD)
Descriptors: Counseling, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Instructional Materials, Nondiscriminatory Education, Student Rights, Teacher Certification
Massachusetts Governor's Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth, State House, Room 111, Boston, MA 02133; phone: 617-727-3600 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Governor's Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth, Boston.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts