HCPSS MPIA Request #2022-143

Requestor
Sam Baxter
Requested Information
HCPSS teachers and staff receive training regarding working with, supporting, providing safe spaces, and awareness of and for LGBTQ+ students. Please describe the delivery method of this training (i.e. is it in-person at the school level, is it an online independent course, and/or some other method). Also, please provide a copy of this training to include: Course objectives, course materials, course content, power points, presenter notes, knowledge checks or quizzes, credentials of presenters, recommended websites and other resources, Maryland, HCPSS, and individual school policy, and the names of non-HCPSS individuals, groups or organizations that are involved in reviewing, providing, presenting, consulting on, and/or supplying the content of the required annual training.

Also, please provide details and materials as described above for any additional LGBTQ+ training provided to HCPSS personnel including training and information for Rainbow Representatives and Safe Space teachers and staff.
Date Received
Status
Complete
Responsive Documents
Overview documents regarding a LGBTQIA+ Professional Learning Series created during the 2021-2022 school year by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Division of Human Resources and Professional Development and the Department of Program Innovation and Student Well-Being for reference to determine scope of responsive records sought.
Overview documents regarding a LGBTQIA+ Professional Learning Series created during the 2021-2022 school year by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Division of Human Resources and Professional Development and the Department of Program Innovation and Student Well-Being for reference to determine scope of responsive records sought.
The Rainbow Representatives group met four times during the 2021-2022 school year to share information as outlined on this page: https://sites.google.com/hcpss.org/hcpssrainbowrepresentatives. Per your clarification received July 6, 2022, we have reviewed the attached slide presentations for meetings 1-4. Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), which restricts access to student records, and MPIA GP § 4-313, which prevents disclosure of school district records pertaining to individual students, we have withheld one video within the presentations that could reveal individual student information from the responsive records. The content slides for the video withheld can be found within the Session 2 materials below. Please note, further review would be needed to determine releasability of attachments, links, and/or external records noted within the responsive document content itself.
Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), which restricts access to student records, and MPIA GP § 4-313, which prevents disclosure of school district records pertaining to individual students, we have withheld one video found within this session that could reveal individual student information from the responsive records. Please note, further review would be needed to determine releasability of internal links that are not part of the course itself, but links to public/external resources remain.
Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), which restricts access to student records, and MPIA GP § 4-313, which prevents disclosure of school district records pertaining to individual students, we have withheld eight videos found within these sessions that could reveal individual student information from the responsive records. We have, however, provided the content slides used in these videos and redacted references to student information. Please note, further review would be needed to determine releasability of internal links that are not part of the course itself, but links to public/external resources remain.
Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), which restricts access to student records, and MPIA GP § 4-313, which prevents disclosure of school district records pertaining to individual students, we have withheld eight videos found within these sessions that could reveal individual student information from the responsive records. We have, however, provided the content slides used in these videos and redacted references to student information. Please note, further review would be needed to determine releasability of internal links that are not part of the course itself, but links to public/external resources remain.
Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), which restricts access to student records, and MPIA GP § 4-313, which prevents disclosure of school district records pertaining to individual students, we have withheld eight videos found within these sessions that could reveal individual student information from the responsive records. We have, however, provided the content slides used in these videos and redacted references to student information. Please note, further review would be needed to determine releasability of internal links that are not part of the course itself, but links to public/external resources remain.
Per indication you are interested in the Affinity Toolkits linked within the April 25, 2022, meeting presentation, please find attached the Affinity Group Tool Kit by level. Please note, further review would be needed to determine releasability of internal links, but links to public/external resources remain.