Category: GLBTQ

67 - We're Here, We're Queer, We're Gifted: An Overview of 20 Current GLBTQ Young Adult Books

Friday, Nov 16
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Our GLBTQ student population is a population at risk. Add giftedness to the equation, and the struggles for these adolescents are often compounded. Ensuring that we are supporting these children in our schools with quality literature that addresses GLBTQ characters, issues, and themes can make all the difference in the world. There is power in representation!


Jane McMahon

Advanced Learner Coordinator; 2014 Wisconsin Teacher of the Year
Baraboo School District
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Jane McMahon believes in the power of education. Former English teacher, Jane now serves as an instructional coach and as the advanced learner coordinator for the Baraboo School District. She was recognized as the 2014 Wisconsin Teacher of the Year. In her free time, Jane loves poetry, Brewers baseball, and fly fishing the driftless area with her wife.

Teresa McCulloch

8th-grade ELA teacher; Advanced Learner Coach
Baraboo School District- Jack Young Middle School
Baraboo, Wisconsin