Future of Sex Education


National Sexuality Education Standards:
Core Content and Skills, K–12 Advisory Committee
Advisory Committee
Laurie Bechhofer, MPH
HIV/STD Education Consultant
Michigan Department of Education

Nora Gelperin, MEd
Director of Training

Eva Goldfarb, PhD, LHD (hon)
Montclair State University

Mal Goldsmith, PhD, MCHES, FASHA, FAAHE
Professor Emeritus
Southern Illinois University

Debra Hauser, MPH
Executive Vice President
Advocates for Youth

Nora L. Howley, MA
Manager of Programs
National Education Association–Health Information Network

Barbara Huberman, RN, BSN, MEd
Director of Education and Outreach
Advocates for Youth

Leslie M. Kantor, MPH
Director of National Education Initiatives
Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Kyle Lafferty, MPH, MST, CHES
HIV Program Director
The Society of State Leaders of Health and Physical Education

Robert McGarry, EdD
Director of Training and Curriculum Development
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)

Linda Moore
Acting Executive Director
American Association for Health Education

Linda Morse, RN, NJ-CSN, MA, CHES
President Elect
American School Health Association

Buzz Pruitt, EdD
Texas A&M University

Monica Rodriguez, MS
President & CEO
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)

Deborah Roffman, MS, CSE
Sexuality Educator and Consultant
The Park School of Baltimore

Elizabeth Schroeder, EdD, MSW
Executive Director

Jennifer Heitel Yakush
Director of Public Policy
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)

Danene Sorace, MPP
Consultant, Future of Sex Education Initiative

Additional Reviewers
JeNeen Anderson, MPH, National Association of State Boards of Education
Deborah Arrindell, American Social Health Association
Elissa M. Barr, PhD, University of North Florida
Heather Boonstra, Guttmacher Institute
Diane Brown, EdD, Widener University
Kim Robert Clark, DrPH, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, CA
Stephen Conley, PhD, American School Health Association
Sam Dercon, Sex, Etc. Teen Editorial Staff
Bonnie J. Edmondson, EdD, Connecticut State Department of Education
Barb Flis, Parent Action for Healthy Kids, MI
Veronica Bayetti Flores, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
Elizabeth Gallun, MA, Prince George’s County Public Schools, MD
Melissa Grigal, East Brunswick School District, NJ
The Rev. Debra W. Haffner, MPH, M.Div., Religious Institute
Bonni C. Hodges, PhD, State University of New York College at Cortland
Heather Holaday, District of Columbia Public Schools
Mark Huffman, MTS, Independent Trainer and Consultant
Pete Hunt, MPH, MEd, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),Division of Adolescent and School Health
Nancy Hudson, RN, MS, CHES, Council of Chief State School Officers
Linda Juszczak, National Assembly on School-Based Health Care
Maureen Kelly, Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes
Emily Kitchen, Indiana University Student
Douglas Kirby, PhD, ETR Associates
Cynthia Lam, Sex, Etc. Teen Editorial Staff
Jessica Lawrence, MS, Bogli Consulting, Inc.
Konstance McCaffree, PhD, CFLE, CSE, Widener University
Ronna Popkin, MS, Columbia University
Valerie Rochester, Black Women’s Health Imperative
John Santelli, MD, MPH, Columbia University
Debra Shapiro, Society for Public Health Education
Samantha Shinberg, Advocates for Youth Intern
Susan Telljohann, HSD, CHES, University of Toledo
Melanie Tom, Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice
Al Vernacchio, MSEd, Friends’ Central School, PA
Jenna Weiss, University Middle School, NJ
David Wiley, PhD, Texas State University
Kelly Wilson, PhD, CHES, Texas State University
Pam Wilson, MSW, Sexuality Educator and Trainer
Susan N. Wilson, MSEd, Sexuality Education Consultant
Michael Young, PhD, FAAHB, New Mexico State University