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Virtual Safe Zone 101 and Virtual Trans Safe Zone 101 Summer Courses

VirTual Safe Zone 101

VirTual Safe Zone 101 is an online 5-week intensive course with weekly readings, writings, and a live discussion lab. The curriculum is meant to assist with the development of content knowledge. 

  • The course curriculum delivers basic information to begin your development of content knowledge.
  • The readings are meant to help deepen your scope of the topic.
  • The discussion board reflective writings provide the opportunity to explore your thoughts, feelings, and questions.
  • The live discussions engage you in conversation with one another and allow for questions to be proffered to the group.

Register today for Summer 1: May 17th - June 18th

Meets Fridays at 2pm with Dr. Jess Westcott
https://profdev.tlos.vt.edu/browse/inclusivepractices/courses/indv19-051721-4

Meets Fridays at 3pm with Jes Davis
https://profdev.tlos.vt.edu/browse/inclusivepractices/courses/indv19-051721-1

Meets Thursdays at 1pm with Alison Sibol
https://profdev.tlos.vt.edu/browse/inclusivepractices/courses/indv19-051721-2

Meets Thursdays at 2pm with Gerlyn Murrell
https://profdev.tlos.vt.edu/browse/inclusivepractices/courses/indv19-051721-3

 

VirTual Trans Safe Zone 101

VirTual Trans Safe Zone 101 is an online five-week course addressing transgender identities and issues. This course aims to:

  • Introduce participants to contemporary introductory information regarding gender minorities;
  • Contextualize this new/refreshed knowledge with some of the complexity and nuanced characteristics of these elements;
  • Provide the opportunity to engage in introspective or reflective thinking;
  • Engage individuals in discussion with one another regarding their own understanding, feelings, and experiences with the course content;
  • And encourage active allyship during and after the course has ended.

Please note: VirTual Safe Zone is a prerequisite and must be completed before this course can be taken.

Register today for Summer 1: May 17th - June 18th

Meets Thursdays at 10am with JP 
https://profdev.tlos.vt.edu/browse/inclusivepractices/courses/indv27-051721-1

Meets Thursdays at 3pm with Gerlyn Murrell
https://profdev.tlos.vt.edu/browse/inclusivepractices/courses/indv27-051721-3

Meets Fridays at 10am with Dr. Bing
https://profdev.tlos.vt.edu/browse/inclusivepractices/courses/indv27-051721-2

 

Upcoming Training Sessions Dates:
Summer 2: June 28th - July 30th

 

For More Information

Dr. Bing (she/her), Director, LGBTQ+ Resource Center, anbingham@vt.edu