Dr. Elizabeth J. Meyer has been working in and with K-12 schools as a professional educator since 1993. She is currently the Associate Dean for Teacher Education and Undergraduate Programs and an Associate Professor of Educational Foundations, Policy and Practice at the University of Colorado, Boulder and an author of two books and an editor of two volumes on gender and sexual diversity issues in education and popular culture. She publishes regularly and gives presentations on related issues including: bullying & harassment (including cyber-bullying), law & policy, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) peoples' rights. She is available for media appearances, educational and legal consulting, keynote presentations, and professional development workshops on a wide variety of current issues.
Her current research projects include: Roles and responsibilities of Title IX coordinators in K-12 school districts, transgender affirming school policies and practices (international comparative study), gender and sexual diversity in schools, implementing laws and policies related to bullying, harassment, as well gender and sexuality and LGBTQ youth. She was also a founding co-chair of the Central Coast Coalition for Inclusive Schools (CCC4IS).
Television interview on Le Telejournal 22hon Radio-Canada [French language national news station] on anti-LGBT violence in the United States following the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting (aired June 12, 2016)
Radio interview on the Pope and LGBT issues on The Chris Baker Show on News Radio 1110 KFAB and iHeart Radio (aired September 22, 2015)
Concordia University's "It Gets Better" video (2010)
"You really anchored the conference and helped elevate it to a level that will be remembered for years. Based on evaluations and personal comments, people thought your presentations were absolutely outstanding." ~Sacramento City Unified School District Administrator, CA, USA
"Thank you so much for your workshop "Supporting Gender Creative and Transgender Youth in K-12 School" during Gender Spectrum this weekend. I thoroughly enjoyed both the information provided and the format of the workshop." ~Gender Spectrum Family Conference Participant, Berkeley, CA, USA "Your plenary presentation was wonderful and we hope that our conference has done its part to help mainstream the need to combat sexist and homophobic attitudes." ~Dawson College Conference Organizer, Montreal, QC, Canada "I would like to thank you again for your great speech. Talks with the audience at the end of the day confirmed that your talk was very inspiring to them." ~Flanders Ministry of Education Staff Member, Brussels, Belgium
“Thank you for a great day [addressing our Principals]. I was impressed with your effective presentation. I have received many positive comments from participants.” ~Superintendent, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
“Your breadth of knowledge and intelligent presentation were truly impressive. My brain has been spinning with ideas and possibilities that you inspired.” ~Vice Principal, Montreal, QC, Canada
“This is just a note to thank you for your convincing and encouraging presentation… your work added a lot of momentum.” ~ Teacher, Montreal, QC, Canada “The most enlightening [session] for me as a school administrator. They did an admirable job dealing with a controversial issue.” “The best presentation of the conference.” ~Education Law Association Conference, Paradise Island, Bahamas