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Support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Questioning + Youth

Sherie Hohs

Sherie Hohs, LGBTQ+ Lead

(608) 616-9010
shohs@madison.k12.wi.us

My role in MMSD

  • Advocate for macro-level school change efforts and policies, based on student & family voices
  • Consult with MMSD Staff, empowering them with the tools and support they need to assist LGBTQ+ youth and their families
  • Lead Professional Development, focusing on creating safe and inclusive school climates for all students
  • Strengthen Home, School & Community Partnerships for LGBTQ+ youth
  • Collaborate with Gender & Sexuality Alliances (GSAs) and Student Leadership Groups to gain youth voice

Current Projects:

  • Lead Action Team to expand guidance for transgender, non-binary, and gender expansive youth

  • Advocate for Mental Health needs of LGBTQ+ youth, including Trans Youth Group, community resource development, and family involvement.

  • Welcoming Schools facilitator and Dream Team member. 

  • Coordinate team to implement All Gender Restrooms and Changing Areas district-wide

  • District-wide training for all MMSD staff on Supporting Transgender, Non-binary, and Gender Expansive Youth

  • Lead OUT for Safe Schools training district-wide to increase visibility of staff allies for LGBTQ+ youth