Educator Resources

How do I find out what my school’s policy is on sex education?

The easiest way-ask! Ask other teachers or go directly to your principal. If you don’t feel like you’re getting a straight-forward answer, look in your school board’s policy manual to see what it says. A lot of schools have a policy they want their personnel to follow, but that doesn’t always happen.

If your school teaches a curriculum that is not evidence-based (peer reviewed, medically accurate, etc…) or doesn’t teach one at all, ask:

  • if you can offer after-school teaching opportunities for your students
  • bring in a guest speaker who is a trained sexuality educator
  • to attend a training or bring in a sexuality educator/trainer

A few of our member organizations have provided training for professionals, and have backgrounds in sexuality education. If you are interested in talking with one of them, contact:

  • Health Care Education and Training at (317) 247-9008; ask for Abby Hunt
  • Planned Parenthood of Indiana, Department of Education at (317) 637-4343 x1153
 
 
 

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