The next step.
You’ve taken your passion for teaching to another level and realized your potential impact to change the conversation through a lens of social justice and racial equality in the Sex Education Foundations series. Now you want to push your impact even further by learning what it takes to become a Planned Parenthood Educator.
| Feb 20 – March 19, 2024 (Tuesdays/Thursdays)
|All courses are offered from 12 – 2 PST
Cue the confetti.
You’ve just become part of the larger professional development program. Here’s where you’ll develop the content knowledge, refine the tools available to support your work, and set the basic foundation for teaching impactful, inclusive sex education. Welcome to the next step in your path toward reshaping the conversation around sex and sexuality.
Time to buckle down.
Now you begin the six session, 16-hour virtual instructor-led training. You’ll learn to teach through that lens of social justice and racial equity concentrated in medically accurate, trauma-informed, culturally responsive, LGBT+ inclusive sex education. We’ll concentrate on the skills you’ll need to take your work to the classroom and community. You’ll even get hands-on virtual experience, practicing your sex ed facilitation skills in the Advocates for Youth Virtual Classroom.
Ready? Let’s start here. You’ll learn:
- What makes Exemplary Sex Education
- How to read lesson plans
- Values and boundaries
- Giving and receiving feedback
- How to create a strong self-introduction
- Classroom management 101
- How to address bias and stigma in sex ed
- Manage participant disclosure
- Sex ed facts (how to apply what was learned in the Spark*ED self-paced courses)
- Answering Questions
Complete the following Spark*ED Sex Education Foundations courses prior to beginning this course:
- Teaching Sexuality
- Anatomy and Reproduction
- STIs and HIV
- Abstinence and Birth Control
- Relationships and Consent