Greg Miraglia is a professor of LGBT studies and education. He authored numerous credit and not for credit courses on the LGBTQ+ community that are part of college degree and certificate programs. Mr. Miraglia’s pioneering work in this area began in 2004 with the publication of a book about being LGBT in law enforcement.  In 2009, he created the Safe Space Program at Napa Valley College and began development of the second credit LGBT Studies certificate program in California.  This work continues and so far has lead to:

  • Two additional books about being LGBT in law enforcement and public safety
  • Two instructor guides and one student workbook for LGBT awareness for law enforcement
  • Development of a credit 2-year degree program in LGBT education
  • Development of four unique credit certificate programs in LGBT education
  • Development of six credit courses in LGBT studies
  • Development of an LGBT awareness for law enforcement basic and training for trainers course
  • The writing of a first-of-its-kind state law requiring LGBT awareness for law enforcement

Credit Courses Of Study Developed And Delivered

  • LGBT-120 Introduction to LGBT Studies – Napa Valley College
  • LGBT-121 21st Century Issues In The LGBT Community – Napa Valley College
  • LGBT-122 Transgender identities and Issues – Napa Valley College
  • LGBT-123 AIDS In The LGBT Community And Beyond – Napa Valley College
  • LGBT-190 LGBT Internship – Napa Valley College
  • ADMJ-55 Administration of Justice and the LGBTQ+ Community – City College of San Francisco

Certificate And Degree Program Developed

  • Associates Degree In LGBT Education – Napa Valley College
  • Certificate of Achievement in LGBT Education – Napa Valley College
  • Certificate of Achievement in LGBT Education For Educators – Napa Valley College
  • Certificate of Achievement in LGBT Education For Health Occupations – Napa Valley College
  • Certificate of Achievement in Public Safety and the LGBTQ+ Community – City College of San Francisco

Not For Credit Courses Developed

Mr. Miraglia’s face-to-face LGBT awareness for law enforcement classes include immersive experiences that bring students into the LGBTQ+ community to see the history and engage with community members in-person.  All of the law enforcement courses integrate the principles of procedural justice and community policing.

Many of these courses are available in fully online formats and accessible to participants anywhere in the United States.  Some courses are restricted by law to California residents.

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