Ace Schwarz

Ace Schwarz teaches seventh-grade science at Springfield Middle School in Williamsport, Maryland. Ace identifies as non-binary and uses they/them/theirs pronouns. They received the honor of being GLSEN’s Educator of the Year for 2019. Ace is passionate about providing teachers with resources to help make their classrooms inclusive for students. They use Instagram as a platform to share resources such as "The ABCs of LGBTQ+," a comprehensive guide to various LGBTQ+ terms and definitions. They also created LGBTQ+ book lists for elementary, middle and high school that were written by LGBTQ+ authors.

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I Felt Invisible in School, But I Teach So My LGBTQ+ Students Can Have the Chance to Be Seen

If you look up the word “visibility” in the dictionary, you get quite a few definitions including, “The ability to see or be seen.” When I was 12 years old, I remember feeling invisible because of my...

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