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Welcome!
Santa Cruz County LGBTQ
History Professional Learning
Program Participants (PLP)
December 2016
 Be Yourself
 Your strengths
 We are your
support team
A Safe Space Here !
 Group of teachers in the state to work together to
understand and teach LGBT History
 To impact your students in the co...
 District and School Policies
 Leadership
 Curriculum and Teaching (LGBT History /
Inclusive Sex Ed)
 Ongoing professi...
 Share what you do in this grant with your
principal and colleagues (to increase their
knowledge and understanding)
 Int...
 Thanks to the Diversity Fund of the Community
Foundation for Santa Cruz County for Grant
 Pre-Test of Your Knowledge
(t...
 Find a partner
 Name, school, position
 What you are most looking forward to as
part of this PLP cohort of teachers
 ...
 What day/time for our monthly check-in
coffee meetings in January, February, March
and April? (4:00 on which day?)
 Dat...
 A series of causes and effects
 Made up of events and people
 To help form a more perfect union
 Early American histo...
 African American male born in Pennsylvania
 Organizer of the Civil Rights march on Washington
in 1963 (when Martin Luth...
 White male born in Chicago
 Decorated Army Colonel
 Coordinated a 120 person classified defense department
group follo...
 Latino male born in New York
 1969: Part of the Stonewall Riots in New York
 1970: Co-founded the Street Transvestite ...
 Born white females in California and Oklahoma
 Del: Writer, Journalist and Community Organizer
 Phyllis: College Profe...
 White male born in New York
 Served in Army during World War II
 1956: PhD from Harvard In Astronomy
 1957: Hired by ...
 Five themes in history
from the new
California History-
Social Science
Framework adopted in
July 2016.
The Curriculum
Gu...
 Romantic Friendships Increase Women’s Rights
(1890-1930)
 Gays in the Military from the Civil War to Don’t Ask
Don’t Te...
 Alignment to history standards
 Integration tips
 Background history of theme
 Suggested lesson
 Online website with...
 Learning about LGBTQ Vocabulary
Jamie Cutter
 On your phone or computer:
 Website: Kahoot.it
 Enter Game PIN.
Kahoot
 Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30 (some coffee shop TBA)
 Jan. 24; Feb. 28; March 28; April 25
 Full Day: Friday. May 12 – 8:45-3:00...
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LGBT History Teachers of Santa Cruz County Grant Intro

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An introduction to high school teachers about teaching LGBT history in California. http://queerhistory.pbworks.com/

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LGBT History Teachers of Santa Cruz County Grant Intro

  1. 1. Welcome! Santa Cruz County LGBTQ History Professional Learning Program Participants (PLP) December 2016
  2. 2.  Be Yourself  Your strengths  We are your support team A Safe Space Here !
  3. 3.  Group of teachers in the state to work together to understand and teach LGBT History  To impact your students in the coming months so that curriculum and teaching is both a mirror and a window  Because:  When students see themselves in the curriculum they are more engaged in learning  One aspect that leads to more safe and inclusive school climate You are among the first !
  4. 4.  District and School Policies  Leadership  Curriculum and Teaching (LGBT History / Inclusive Sex Ed)  Ongoing professional learning  Yearly Events in support of LGBTQ Youth  Ongoing school climate plan and evaluation  Health Services (AIDS Education / Safe Sex, etc.)  Mental Health Services (Coming Out / Bullying) Safe and Inclusive Schools include:
  5. 5.  Share what you do in this grant with your principal and colleagues (to increase their knowledge and understanding)  Integrate LGBT history in the context of what you already teach in history (not a stand alone lesson)  More teachers who teach LGBT history lessons = more students benefit = safer and inclusive schools Our Hopes
  6. 6.  Thanks to the Diversity Fund of the Community Foundation for Santa Cruz County for Grant  Pre-Test of Your Knowledge (there will be a Post-Test in May)  Expectations Document to Sign  Parking Lot  Questions / Clarifications? A Little Housekeeping
  7. 7.  Find a partner  Name, school, position  What you are most looking forward to as part of this PLP cohort of teachers  What was your outcome from the Implicit Associate Test: Sexuality IAT?  Introduce your partner to the group Introductions
  8. 8.  What day/time for our monthly check-in coffee meetings in January, February, March and April? (4:00 on which day?)  Date for final day long meeting (paid by grant)  Day / Week of: May 1, 8 or 15 ? Logistics
  9. 9.  A series of causes and effects  Made up of events and people  To help form a more perfect union  Early American history classrooms and textbooks  LGBT history is American history (and now the law in the State of California – FAIR Act passed in 2011)  A few people for you to meet: Teaching History: What We Know
  10. 10.  African American male born in Pennsylvania  Organizer of the Civil Rights march on Washington in 1963 (when Martin Luther King delivered the “I Have a Dream Speech”)  Close associate of Martin Luther King  Openly gay man Bayard Rustin (1912- 1987)
  11. 11.  White male born in Chicago  Decorated Army Colonel  Coordinated a 120 person classified defense department group following 911 attacks / $8 mil budget  2004: Began transition from male to female  2004: Offered a job at Library Congress but it was rescinded after Schroer shared she was transgender  2008: Sued the Library of Congress and won (Schroer v. Billington, Library of Congress Director) Diane Schroer (1946 - )
  12. 12.  Latino male born in New York  1969: Part of the Stonewall Riots in New York  1970: Co-founded the Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR), a group dedicated to helping homeless young drag queens and trans women of color  Identified as female and lived most of her life as a drag queen in New York Sylvia Rivera (1951- 2002)
  13. 13.  Born white females in California and Oklahoma  Del: Writer, Journalist and Community Organizer  Phyllis: College Professor  1955: Founded Daughters of Bilitis (DOB) in San Francisco  Partners for 56 years living in San Francisco  2004 and 2008: Married twice in California  Open lesbians Del Martin (1921-2008) and Phyllis Lyon (1924- )
  14. 14.  White male born in New York  Served in Army during World War II  1956: PhD from Harvard In Astronomy  1957: Hired by federal government  1959: Released from government service because of Executive Order 10450 signed by President Eisenhower that considered homosexuals as “sexual deviants” and unfit for government service  Lived to see the reversal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” and the ban on LGBT people from serving in government and military  Created slogan, “Gay is Good”  Openly gay man following government dismissal Frank Kameny (1925-2011)
  15. 15.  Five themes in history from the new California History- Social Science Framework adopted in July 2016. The Curriculum Guide
  16. 16.  Romantic Friendships Increase Women’s Rights (1890-1930)  Gays in the Military from the Civil War to Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (1860-2010)  Harlem Renaissance: As Gay as it was Black (1917- 1935)  The Lavender Scare and the 1950s (1918-2011)  Amendments, Laws and Court Decisions Expand Equality (1868-2015) The Curriculum Themes
  17. 17.  Alignment to history standards  Integration tips  Background history of theme  Suggested lesson  Online website with documents to download and print (as needed)  http://queerhistory.pbworks.com/ Organization
  18. 18.  Learning about LGBTQ Vocabulary Jamie Cutter
  19. 19.  On your phone or computer:  Website: Kahoot.it  Enter Game PIN. Kahoot
  20. 20.  Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30 (some coffee shop TBA)  Jan. 24; Feb. 28; March 28; April 25  Full Day: Friday. May 12 – 8:45-3:00. Future Meetings

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