Kurt Conklin, MPH, MCHES, is the Director of Programs at SIECUS (Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S.). He provides sexuality education training, technical assistance, and other capacity-building services to schools, health departments, community-based, and national non-governmental organizations. Mr. Conklin has served on the editorial advisory board of the American Journal of Sexuality Education and the HIV Program Review Panel of the New York City Department of Education. He holds masters degrees in public health and history, both from Temple University.
The 2011–12 school year brought the typical array of controversies over sexuality education in public and private schools, along with exciting news of new sexuality-education standards.