Support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Questioning + Youth

Sherie Hohs

Sherie Hohs, LGBTQ+ Lead

Central Office
545 W. Dayton Street, Room 225
Madison, Wisconsin 53703

Phone: (608) 616-9010

My role in MMSD

  • Consult with MMSD educators, supporting them with the tools and resources they need to assist LGBTQ+ youth and their families
  • Lead Professional Development related to LGBTQ+ inclusion, with a focus on creating safe and inclusive school climates for all students
  • Advocate for macro-level school change efforts and policies, based on student & family voices
  • Assist with referrals to appropriate community resources
  • Strengthen Home, School, & Community Partnerships
  • Collaboration with youth activists from Gender & Sexuality Alliances (GSAs), GSAFE's Foundations in Leadership course, and other Student Leadership Groups

Current Projects:

  • Systematize Welcoming Schools partnership & expansion, including Dream Team facilitators, Middle School work group, and family involvement.

  • Lead Action Team to expand guidance for transgender, non-binary, and gender expansive youth

  • Advocate for Mental Health needs of LGBTQ+ youth, including Trans Youth Group, community resource development, and family involvement.

  • Coordinate team to implement All Gender Restrooms and Changing Areas district-wide

  • In-depth training with all Student Services on Supporting Transgender, Non-binary, and Gender Expansive Youth

  • Promote awareness of Intersectionality:  Racial Justice & LGBTQ+ Justice