Rainbow Connection

LGBTIQ+ resources for members and students.

NJEA SOGI Committee shares LGBTQ+ resources by age

The NJEA Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Committee has compiled age-appropriate LGBTQ+ resources for educators.

These resources were assembled by former and current members of NJEA’s Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Committee and have not all been screened by NJEA or other members of the committee. Websites, book editions, links etc. are subject to change at any time.

NJEA Review Columns

SEL, difficult observances, and GSAs/QSAs

by Amy Moran, Ph. D. & Kate Okeson This month’s column focuses on the “rainbow connection” between SEL competencies and their usefulness for approaching sensitive topics and important concerns in

LGBTQIA + History Month

by Amy Moran, Ph. D. and Kate Okeson Why is LGBTQIA+ history important in school? October is LGBTQ History Month. This month-long observance was initiated by Rodney Wilson, a High

Back-To-School with “Rainbow Connection”

By Amy Moran, Ph.D. and Kate Okeson “Rainbow Connection” is the new NJEA Review column that focuses on LGBTIQ+ issues in our schools. As we prepare for our first interactions