Shawn Jeffers

Steiner Invitation Series Speaker


Shawn Jeffers is the Cincinnati chapter leader of GLSEN, an American education organization working to end discrimination, harassment, and bullying based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression and to prompt LGBT cultural inclusion and awareness in K-12 schools. At CMU, Jeffers spoke to the Music Education student cohort, directed by Professor Susan Raponi in the School of Music, about best practices for creating inclusive school cultures and considerations in working with students who identify as LGBT+ and as gender and sexual minorities.