DEIJ / Transgender Policy writing workshop / series


Dr. Emily Meadows

In addition to her doctoral degree, Emily holds master’s degrees in both Sexual Health and Counseling, and has worked as an international school counselor for over a decade. She researches, publishes, and trains school communities on equitable policy and practice, while also teaching for the LGBT Health Policy & Practice graduate program at George Washington University. Emily is a CIS-affiliated consultant and has developed inclusion standards, referenda, and trainings for professional organizations such as the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), The Fulbright Commission, the Association for International Educators and Leaders of Color (AIELOC), the Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE) and the American Psychological Association (APA). Having spent more than half of her life in international schools, Emily specializes in culturally-relevant solutions to promote equity and inclusion worldwide.


Empower Tri-Association heads of school with background knowledge to understand and advocate for transgender inclusion. 
Design and develop transgender inclusion policy to be potentially adapted and adopted for Tri-Association member schools. 
Strengthen the Tri-Association's commitments to child protection, to nurturing mutually supportive communities to transform learning, and to supporting schools and students as agents of responsible change.

The series is structured as follows: 
Pre-Session Assignments for Participants 
Session I: 90-Minute - February 9th from 8:30 to 10am EST
Online Policy Development Workshop Post-Session Assignments for Participants 
Session 2: 90-Minute Online Policy Revision Workshop - March 10th from 11am to 12:30pm EST
Further Offline Document Revision & Consultation (Optional*)
Audience: Heads of School, Asst. Heads of School 
*Language of session: English (with no translations)


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