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Respecting the Rights of Transgender Students
Standard: Governance (Governance Series)
Date: May 12, 2016
This session will examine best practices for supporting and accommodating trans students in an independent school setting. The session will review the definitions of gender identity and gender expression under the Ontario Human Rights Code and will discuss steps that schools should take to make students feel accepted and included.
The session will examine a range of relevant issues including use of washrooms, gym class, sports teams, school trips and classrooms and will review the nature of the accommodation process.