LGBTQ Student Voices: The Challenges of Inclusion

10:00 am - 11:00 am Conference Schedule

Members of Virginia Beach City Public Schools Gay Straight Alliances (GSAs) will share perspectives from students’ points of view.

In this session, you will learn about current and emerging challenges and successes from students leading efforts to make their schools more inclusive.

You will hear student experiences, hopes, and concerns , build awareness about GSAs and how they are helpful to students in local schools.  In addition you will learn about challenges facing LGBTQ youth and identify opportunities to create more inclusive schools and organizations.

Victoria Sachar-Milosevich was recognized by the City of Virginia Beach in 2017 with a prestigious Human Rights Commission award, Victoria she has spent the last 14 years as a special education teacher in Virginia Beach City Public Schools.  A dedicated and compassionate teacher who has volunteered her time to act as the faculty advisor of her school's Gay Straight Alliance, she and led her students to organize the first high school GSA assembly making national news due to the  unexpected controversy which surrounded it.



Virginia Beach Convention Center
Victoria Sachar-Milosevich
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