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June 23, 2022

IES To Host Listen and Learn Session Focused on LGBTQI+ Voices in Education Research

I think that this is an important session that I wanted to highlight for readers of this space.

 Institute of Education Sciences

IES To Host Listen and Learn Session Focused on LGBTQI+ Voices in Education Research

The Institute of Education Sciences will be hosting a Listen and Learn session on LGBTQI+ Voices in Education Research. The purpose of this session is to discuss the high-priority education research needs of the LGBTQI+ communities as well as the career development of LGBTQI+ education researchers.  

Date/Time: This session will take place on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 2:00 pm ET


The session includes a brief introduction by IES and the Office of Civil Rights, followed by a panel and open discussion. Panelists include:

  • Ed Brockenbrough, University of Pennsylvania
  • Joseph Kosciw, GLSEN Research Institute
  • Catherine Lugg, Rutgers University
  • Elizabeth Meyer, University of California Boulder
  • Myeshia Price, The Trevor Project
  • Mario Suarez, Utah State University
  • George Wimberly, American Educational Research Association

The overall goal of the IES Listen and Learn series is to broaden participation in research grant programs as well as diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) in education research. For more information, please visit or contact

The Institute of Education Sciences, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the nation’s leading source for rigorous, independent education research, evaluation, statistics, and assessment.
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