The Power of Language: Foundational Strategies for a Safe and Inclusive Learning Environment

Intended Audience

Open to All School/District Staff


Have you considered how safe, inclusive and diverse your learning environment are? This PD session for health education and physical education teachers will share basic language and concepts educators need to know for creating a safe and inclusive learning space for all students. The session will provide information all educators should consider for interactions in and out of school and in classroom or gymnasium norms.  This session is an introduction to professional development that will be offered by the Maine DOE HE & PE Program this school year to assist educators in reviewing and revising practices and curriculum to ensure they are equitable, inclusive, free of stigma and safe.



Host Name

Susan Berry and Jean Zimmerman

Maine DOE Hosting Office or Team

Physical and Health Education