Gender-Inclusive Schools

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Every student is entitled to an educational environment that is safe and free of discrimination regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression: rights that are affirmed by state and federal law.  In order to provide all students with an equal opportunity to learn and achieve, the Anacortes School District is committed to inclusive practices and policies that uplift transgender and gender-expansive students with respect to key terms, communication, the use of names and pronouns, student records, confidential health and education information, restroom and locker room accessibility, sports and physical education, dress codes and other school activities.
GENERAL RESOURCES
US Department of Education: Title IX

US Department of Education: Resources for LGBTQI+ Students

Washington State RCW 28A.642.080


DISTRICT RESOURCES

Gender Inclusive Schools Policy #3211 

Gender Inclusive Schools Procedure
 #3211P

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Policy #0001

Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying Policy #3207

Nondiscrimination Policy #3210

Civility Policy 4205


AHS Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)
Club advisors: Jessica PullenSpencer Andrich and Casey Anderson

AMS Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)
Club advisors: Molly Huggins, Tasha Kirby and Molly Robbins

SKAGIT / WHATCOM RESOURCES

PFLAG Skagit  

PFLAG Skagit Support Group for Families of Transgender Youth

PFLAG Skagit DReim Big Scholarship

Pride Foundation Scholarships

Washington Gender Alliance

Northwest Youth Services Queer Youth Project


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Gender Spectrum  Provides resources to increase understanding and support for the  LGBTQ+ community.

GLSEN Works to ensure that LGBTQ+ students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment.

Human Rights Campaign  Advocates for all LGBTQ+ individuals to be treated as full and equal citizens under the law.

PFLAG Provides confidential peer support, education and advocacy for LGBTQ+ individuals, their parents, family members and allies. 

Trans Student Educational Resources
  A youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender-nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment.

The Trevor Project  Operates a nationwide crisis and suicide-prevention helpline for LGBTQ+ students.


For more information, please contact:


Keiko McCracken
Gender-Inclusive Schools Coordinator
(360) 503-1218
kmccracken@asd103.org

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