Conceptualizing and implementing a professional development pilot program for public school teachers to strengthen sexuality education

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Professional development and training efforts are essential components of effective and evidence-based approaches for educators to teach sexuality education. Public school teachers, with and without health professional preparation, are often assigned to teach sexuality units with limited training. Although sexuality-based curriculum trainings have been available to educators, they are rarely implemented for school teachers at the local, regional, or state levels. This article presents a framework for planning and implementing a professional development opportunity for public school...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Workforce development; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Teachers; Professional development; Training program

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [London, England]: Sage Publications for Society for Public Health Education, 2015

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Journal volume: 1

Journal number: 4

Journal date: December 2015

Pages: pp. 194-202

ISSN: 2373-3799, 2373-3802 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 131.791

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