DEI Resources: Supporting LGBTQ+ Families

At Head Start, we believe that parents are their children’s first and most important teachers, and that to address the needs of the whole child you have to address the needs of the whole family. The Head Start community also knows that welcoming differences and ensuring equality, respect and dignity for all, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, is critical to ensuring that all children and families thrive.

  • Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ+ Students - This guide from Teaching Tolerance is designed to help create an LGBTQ-inclusive school climate through four key areas: policy checkup, classroom culture, instruction, and family and community engagement.

Creating Inclusive Environments

Understanding Bias

Promoting Empathy

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