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PACAC Connects Online Workshop Series - 10/1/20
Thursday, October 01, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
Category: Events

PACAC Connects:
An Online Workshop Series


Thursday, October 1, 2020

10 AM


Topic - College Has No Closets; Understanding Your LGBTQIA+ Students

Audience:  Everyone

Timothy Hahn, M. Ed., Assistant Director of Admission, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Baron Vanderburg, M. Ed., Assistant Director of Admission, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Jennifer Castro, Associate Director of Admission and Director of Diversity Recruitment, Lehigh University

*Reminder: As with all PACAC presentations, the inclusion of any presenter (vendor, college, etc.) is not an endorsement by PACAC or any representative thereof.*

Description:  This workshop is aimed at anyone who wants to develop a better understanding of LGBTQIA+ terminology, gay culture, professional resources for queer students, and more. We will also discuss what colleges may offer in terms of resources and how that may affect a student’s choice. This session will feature highly interactive exercises that require full participation. 

(Please note: The content, language and conversations may be uncomfortable for some, but are vital for the work that we all need to do.)

When: Thursday, October 1st, 10am-11:30am EDT 

Cost:  FREE for PACAC Members. Non-Members: $10
**Join PACAC today ($25 individual annual membership) and attend all online workshops for FREE!

After attending this workshop, you will:

  • Have a better understanding of the realities your LGBTQIA+ students face.
  • Have acquired more accurate terminology that you can use when you communicate with students and colleagues.
  • Understand what LGBTQIA+ students may need from a college environment.
  • Be able to help students assess college environments that are a better fit for them.
  • Receive a Certificate of Attendance to submit for ACT 48 credit through your district/IU. (Note: you must be registered and logged in to the LIVE Online Workshop individually for the entire time to qualify for the certificate.)

Registration:  Closed now; recording can be found in Membership portal.

PACAC Office

Andrea Cassell

PO Box 859

Enola, PA 17025

[email protected]


Contact: Catherine Souza - [email protected] - (570) 472-2710