SDE: Sexual Health Education - Acknowledgments

Guidelines for the Sexual Health Education Component
of Comprehensive Health Education


Numerous professionals contributed to the development of these guidelines. It was through their leadership, hard work, dedication and persistence that this document has become a resource to address and promote the health and wellness of students in Connecticut. A special thank you to the following individuals who contributed:

  • Regina Birdsell, M.S., Assistant Executive Director, Connecticut Association of Schools
  • Lucille Duguay, LCSW, Program Director, The Oak Hill Center for Relationship & Sexuality Education
  • Barbara A. Fischetti, D.Ed., A.B.P.P., Coordinator of Psychological Services, Westport Public Schools
  • Paul F. Flinter, Ph.D., Bureau Chief, Connecticut State Department of Education
  • Nora Gelperin, M.Ed., Director of Training, Answer
  • Donna Heins, R.N., M.P.H., C.H.E.S., Coordinated School Health Consultant, Connecticut State Department of Education
  • James Horton, Facilitator, Pregnancy Prevention/HIV/STD Cadre of Trainers Program
  • Eileen Howley, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, West Hartford Public Schools
  • Heidi Jenkins, B.S., STD/TB Program Director, Connecticut Department of Public Health
  • Phyllis Jones, K-12 Health/Physical Education Coordinator, Regional School District #10
  • Stephanie Knutson, M.S.N., R.N., project manager
  • Donna Kosiorowski, R.N., M.S., N.C.S.N., West Haven Board of Education and Association of School Nurses of Connecticut
  • Katherine Leslie, R.N., B.S.N., M.S., Health Teacher, Newington Public Schools
  • Michelle L. Levy, Education Consultant, Early Childhood Education, Connecticut State Department of Education
  • Erin Livensparger, Staff Trainer, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England
  • Susan Major, Health Program Associate, Connecticut Department of Public Health
  • Lori Matyjas, R.N., M.S., Education Consultant, Family and Consumer Sciences, Connecticut State Department of Education
  • Cheri Moore, M.S., Health Education Teacher/Consultant, Wethersfield Public Schools
  • Patricia F. Miller, M.S., Consultant
  • Cheryl-Ann Resha, Ed.D., R.N., Education Manager, Connecticut State Department of Education
  • Sheryl Ryan, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Section of Adolescent Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine
  • Kimberly A. Sandor, M.S.N., F.N.P., Child Care Health Consultant Coordinator Connecticut Nurses' Association
  • Aric Schichor , M.D., Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center and University of Connecticut, Department of Pediatrics
  • Martin Sklaire, M.D., School Medical Advisor and Chair of Connecticut American Academy of Pediatrics School Health Council
  • Kimberly S. Traverso, L.P.C., School Guidance and Counseling Services Consultant, Connecticut State Department of Education
  • Marne Usher, President (2009-11), Connecticut Parent Teacher Student Association
  • Donna Wallace Obloj, Ed.D., Education Consultant Health & Physical Education, Connecticut Technical High School System
  • Pamela Wilson, M.S.W., Consultant

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