Sean Klippel, RORA award-winner for his research on LGBTQ+ affirming curriculum

Ed.D. Student Earns Research Award for Project on LGBTQ+ Affirming Curriculum in K-12 Schools

Sean Klippel is an educator and a member of the LGBTQ+ community who was recently honored for his research as part of Rockhurst's Doctorate in Education program. Klippel's project, "How K-12 Teachers Perceive a State Bill and LGBTQ+ Affirming Curriculum," earned him a Rockhurst Outstanding Research Award (RORA) as part of the University's Festival of Student Achievement.

In the following Q & A, Klippel explains why he's passionate about the project, as well as why it's so important now:


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