Details of upcoming Spring 2020 training are TBD. Check back soon. (Last update: 9/10/19)

The Sex Education Initiative is fully funded and is a multi-day training with both in-person and on-line with foundational and specialized learning opportunities.  Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) credits will be provided upon completion.

Application deadline by December 1, 2019.

Previous Spring 2019 SCHEDULE

Sex Ed Fellows are asked to attend the following:

  1. Optional in-person: April 5 (9am-4pm)

  2. Online Modules: April 8 (Due by April 22) 

  3. Online Module: April 22 (Due by May 3)

  4. In Person Mandatory: May 3 (9am-4pm)



  • Optional

    • Foundations: Core Skills Training for Sex Ed by Answer & Cardea

    • In-person training, all day Friday (April 5, 2019)

  • Required Module 1

    • State of Sex Education in New York City

    • On-line training, self-paced (April 5 - April 22, 2019)


FRIDAY: April 5, 2019

Location: Teachers College, Columbia University

Foundations: Core Skills Training for Sex Ed by Answer & Cardea

9:00am - 4:00pm [7 hours]

A standardized, national model for training teachers to deliver sex education. This training is not required, but is highly recommended. Topics will include:

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  • Climate Setting

  • Values Exploration

  • Managing Self-Disclosure

  • Responding to Challenging Questions & More

FRIDAY: May 3, 2019

Location: Teachers College, Columbia University

Reproductive Identity Formation (RIF) by the Sexuality, Women, & Gender Project

9:00am - 4:00pm [7 hours]

You will be introduced to this special focus on Reproductive Identity Formation (RIF) using our unique teacher training approach. SexEd KIT incorporates three pillars of learning: Knowledge of content; Immersion into self-knowledge; Translation into a context.

9:00am - 9:30am     Welcome and Introduction

9:30am - 11:00am   KNOWLEDGE: Content Lecture

11:15am - 1:00pm   IMMERSION: Small Groups

1:00pm - 2:00pm     Lunch

2:00am - 4:00pm     TRANSLATION: Classroom Prep


Location: Online via our CANVAS platform

Timeline: Self-paced with each module to be completed prior to our required in-person training on RIF.

Online modules are available in April for accepted Sex Ed Fellows only.