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Saturday, March 24 • 8:00am - 9:15am
Growing up Gay: A Montessori Perspective

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In many of the world’s countries, being gay is punishable by death. And in the United States, there has been recent political opposition to gay marriage and gay rights. It is no wonder that, in today’s world, a small but important percentage of our young people grow up confused, scared, and unsupported. In this workshop, we will offer our perspectives on how growing up gay affected our lives and propose our thoughts on how schools and teachers can try to normalize what society often overlooks, misunderstands, ignores, or even considers to be outside the realm of reality.

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avatar for Geoffrey Bishop

Geoffrey Bishop

Executive Director, Nature's Classroom Institute
Geoffrey E. Bishop, ArcD, is the executive director and founder of Nature’s Classroom Institute and Montessori School, in Mukwonago, WI. AMS-credentialed (Administrator).
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Mirko Sever

Director of Outreach - California, Nature's Classroom Institute, Inc.
Mirko Sever, MS, is director of California outreach for Nature’s Classroom Institute and Environmental Education, Inc., based in Angelus Oaks and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.


Saturday March 24, 2018 8:00am - 9:15am
Plaza D Plaza Concourse Level
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