Making Schools Safe and Inclusive for Transgender Students

Social and Behavioral

This course explores challenges faced by transgender students and how educators can communicate with respect and caring.

  1. Full Course (en espaƱol) - 19 minutes
    This Spanish version is designed for all school staff. The closed captions are in Spanish.
  2. Full Course - 19 minutes
    This course is designed for all school staff.
Course Authors
Walter G. Meyer
Walter G. Meyer is an author and anti-bullying expert whose critically acclaimed novel Rounding Third was based in part on his own high school experiences. Meyer has spoken about bullying at universities, libraries and LGBTQ+ centers and on radio shows across the country. He is active in numerous LGBTQ+ groups. He is also the co-author of The Respectful Leader.


Catherine Mattice
Catherine Mattice is the president of Civility Partners, a consulting, training and coaching firm focused on helping organizations create more positive and respectful workplaces. She is an adjunct professor, and has authored two books, Back Off! Your Kick-Ass Guide to Ending Bullying at Work and Seeking Civility: How Leaders, Managers and HR Can Create a Workplace Free of Bullying. Visit for more information.