Dr. Todd Savage
Understanding and Supporting Gender Diversity in Today’s Safe School Environments
This session provides participants with increased awareness and knowledge about transgender and gender diverse students in schools. It will share specific strategies, resources, and tools participants can use to optimize the inclusion and success of transgender and gender diverse students.
Todd A. Savage, Ph.D., NCSP, has been a professor of school psychology, Department of Counseling and School Psychology, College of Education & Professional Studies, University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF), since 2008. He has held several leadership positions in the National Association of Schools Psychologists (NASP), and engaged in scholarly and service activities in the areas of culturally-responsive practice; school safety and crisis prevention, preparedness, and intervention; and LGBTQ+ matters in education. Todd earned a BS in psychology from the University of Minnesota, and master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees in school psychology from the University of Kentucky.