Resources

The following Alberta resources offer practical information and strategies for creating welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environments. Schools and school authorities can use these resources to inform the development and implementation of policies, regulations, procedures and inclusive practices to support students and staff with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions.

The Walk Around: A School Leader’s Observation Guide https://education.alberta.ca/media/142736/the-walk-around_school-leader.pdf

The Walk Around: Teacher Companion Tool

https://education.alberta.ca/media/142742/the-walk-around_teacher.pdf

Gay-Straight or Queer-Straight Alliances in Schools

https://education.alberta.ca/media/142740/gay-straight_alliances_in_schools.pdf

Starting a Gay-Straight or Queer-Straight Alliance in Your School: A Tip Sheet for Students

https://education.alberta.ca/media/142741/starting-a-gay-straight-alliance-in-yourschool.pdf

Role of School and School Authority Leaders in Supporting Gay-Straight/Queer-Straight Alliances

https://education.alberta.ca/media/142739/gs-qsa_role_of_leaders.pdf

The Role of Gay-Straight/Queer-Straight Alliances in Supporting Student Learning and Well-Being

https://education.alberta.ca/media/142738/role_of_gs-qs_alliances.pdf

Gay-Straight/Queer-Straight Alliances in FaithBased Schools

https://education.alberta.ca/media/142737/gs-qsa_in-faith-based_schools.pdf

Alberta’s Plan for Promoting Healthy Relationships and Preventing Bullying

http://humanservices.alberta.ca/documents/promoting-healthy-relationships-andpreventing-bullying.pdf

Transphobic Bullying

http://humanservices.alberta.ca/documents/transphobic-bullying.pdf

Homophobic Bullying: Tips for Youth

http://humanservices.alberta.ca/documents/homophobic-bullying-prevention-tips-foryouth.pdf

Homophobic Bullying: Tips for Parents

http://humanservices.alberta.ca/documents/homophobic-bullying-prevention-tips-forparents.pdf

LGBTQ Supports Infographic

http://humanservices.alberta.ca/documents/LGBTQ-supports-infographic.pdf

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Policy Brochure

http://www.teachers.ab.ca/SiteCollectionDocuments/ATA/ForMembers/Professional%20Development/Diversity,%20Equity%20and%20Human%20Rights/PD-80-10%202010%20SOGI.pdf

GSAs and QSAs in Alberta Schools: A Guide for Teachers

http://www.teachers.ab.ca/SiteCollectionDocuments/ATA/Publications/Human-RightsIssues/PD-80-6_GSAQSAGuide2015_Web.pdf

Here Comes Everyone
http://www.teachers.ab.ca/SiteCollectionDocuments/ATA/Publications/Human-RightsIssues/MON-3_Here_comes_everyone.pdf

PRISM Toolkit (Elementary Edition)
http://www.teachers.ab.ca/For%20Members/Professional%20Development/Diversity%20and%20Human%20Rights/Resources/Pages/PRISM-Toolkit.aspx

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Recommended Fiction and Nonfiction Resources for K-12 Schools

http://www2.epl.ca/publicfiles/booklets/epsb-recommendedresources-sexual-orientation_2014.pdf

Safe and Caring Schools LGBTQ Students: A Guide for Counsellors

http://resources.safeandcaring.ca/wpcontent/uploads/2014/05/LGBTQ-Studentsfor-Counsellors.pdf

Safe and Caring Schools for Two-Spirit Youth

http://resources.safeandcaring.ca/wpcontent/uploads/2014/05/Two-SpiritYouth.pdf

Safe and Caring Schools for Transgender Students

http://resources.safeandcaring.ca/wpcontent/uploads/2014/05/Two-SpiritYouth.pdf

Safe and Caring Schools for Lesbian and Gay Youth

http://resources.safeandcaring.ca/wpcontent/uploads/2014/05/Lesbian-and-GayYouth.pdf

Freedom to be: A teachers’ guide to sexual orientation, gender identity and human rights. Calgary, Alberta: Faculty of Law, University of Calgary.
http://www.aclrc.com/lgbt/

Trans Equality Society of Alberta: School Inclusion in Alberta
http://www.tesaonline.org/school-inclusionin-alberta.html