Chris Beushausen


Chris is a recent graduate from Western Michigan University who studied teacher competencies with LGBTQ+ students as her specialist project and implemented professional development to middle school teachers. She is a current teacher at New Buffalo Area School District.


Day 2
January 19, 2023
1:45 pm

How to Build Staff Competence and Building a Safe Community for LGBTQ+ Students

Great Lakes III (Lower Level)
19 January
Time:  1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:  Great Lakes III (Lower Level)

How is your school district addressing DEI? Learn how to support and train your staff in helping address the unconscious bias and heteronorms that are carried into the classroom and school practices that alienate students. See how professional development; especially role-playing simulations, aid in building a more inclusive culture that supports the LGBTQ+ students.

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