Loading...

You Come Out Because You Can’t Not: A Gay Teacher's Perspective

7,722 views

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Feb 16, 2016

High school writing teacher Patty Smith discusses the importance of building an LGBT-inclusive school community. Smith’s desire to create a safe space for all students was the result of her personal decision to come out as a lesbian. “It’s hard to do anything when you can’t be yourself,” she explains. This video was produced as part of a special Education Week package on countering stereotypes in schools. More here: http://www.edweek.org/ew/projects/bey... ____________________

Want more stories about schools across the nation, including the latest news and unique perspectives on education issues? Visit www.edweek.org.

About Education Week:
Education Week is America’s most trusted source of independent K-12 education news, analysis, and opinion. Our work serves to raise the level of understanding and discourse about education among school and district leaders, policymakers, researchers, teachers, and the public. Published by the nonprofit organization Editorial Projects in Education, Education Week has been providing award-winning coverage of the field for over 35 years.

Follow Education Week:
- Subscribe to our Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...
- On Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/edweek/
- On Twitter at https://twitter.com/educationweek/
- On LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/educ...

To license video footage from Editorial Projects in Education please contact the Education Week Library at library@epe.org.

Loading...

When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...