Curricula & Instruction

Choosing and Delivering Curricula

Tool to Assess the Characteristics of Effective Sex and STD/HIV Education Programs (PDF) - Douglas Kirby, Lori Rolleri, and Mary Martha Wilson (2007)

For a list of programs that were found to be effective at preventing teen pregnancies or births, reducing sexually transmitted infections, or reducing rates of associated sexual risk behaviors (defined by sexual activity, contraceptive use, or number of partners) please visit OAH: Evidence-Based Programs (35 programs).

CDC's Guide: Developing a Scope and Sequence for Sexual Health Education (PDF) A scope and sequence is an essential element of a curriculum framework and is intended to serve as a guide for curriculum directors, administrators, teachers, parents, and school board members.

Teacher Preparation

Teacher Preparation Standards for Sexuality Education (Word) – A resource for school district leadership.


Summary of UNF Public Opinion Research Laboratory Results (PDF) Survey data collected in seven Florida school districts showing support for sexual health education and sexual health services being provided to students on school campuses.

Definitions of Abstinence-Based, Abstinence-Only, Abstinence-Only Until Marriage, and Comprehensive Human Sexuality Programs (Word)

Sexual Risk & Protective Factors: Factors Affecting Teen Sexual Behavior, Pregnancy, Childbearing and Sexually Transmitted Disease – Which Are Important? Which Can You Change? Doug Kirby, PhD (2007) (PDF)

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