• LGBTQ2SIA+ Supports

    LGBTQ2SIA+ students, families, staff, and community partners are vital members of the Portland Public Schools community. Our commitment to this community continues to expand as we grow in our understanding of the unique needs and challenges facing the LGBTQ2SIA+ community. This webpage is just a starting point for finding information regarding rights, services available within PPS and the Portland metro area, and basic educational resources. Anyone - students, families, PPS staff - can reach out to the Program Manager if they have questions about PPS practices or would like to thought partner around a student need, building need, or department need.

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  • Spotlight!

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    The Transgender, Nonbinary, and Gender-Expansive Administrative Directive has been updated! This update brings PPS into closer alignment with ODE's updated guidance for supporting gender-expansive students in schools. 

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Britt Bieberich (They/Them)
LGBTQ2SIA+ Program Manager
503-916-3954 x63954
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    To reserve a 45min appointment slot for assistance, click on the logo above and then again on the LGBTQ2SIA+ Supports Office Hours rectangle to select a time slot.

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