Providing Support for Sex Education in New York City Public Schools


Teachers College Sex EDucation Initiative for Middle & High School Teachers*

Held on the Teachers College, Columbia University campus, this fully-funded program consists of a teacher training on sex education with a focus on Reproductive Identity Formation (RIF). This specialized training supports the adolescent development of decision-making and perspective-taking skills for intentional pregnancy prevention and family planning. Participants learn from content area experts, explore their own personal values and norms, and discuss how to then similarly engage their students and community. A foundational core skills training on sex education will also be provided along with vouchers to purchase additional instructional materials.

Find out more about our previous Fall 2017 training agenda here.

Early deadline: March 1, 2019 - Final Deadline: March 20, 2109

Apply for our Spring 2019 training here.

The Sex Education Initiative at Teachers College, Columbia University is made possible by the generous support of the Edlow Family Foundation. 



The Sexuality, Women & Gender Project (SWG) will design and implement the training along with key partners. Find out more about projects conducted by our center and its mission. 



Apply via a brief survey by March 20, 2019 to become a Sex Ed Fellow! Fellows are selected on a rolling admissions basis and are fully-funded to receive the training. (Early deadline: March 1)

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