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Capacity Building

Answer believes that young people have a right to the highest quality sexuality education possible. Achieving this goal requires well-trained professionals who are passionate about and committed to delivering excellent sex ed. But teaching sexuality education is not always easy. That is why educators need high-quality support, training and resources.

Answer’s solution? To provide a wide range of capacity building services to help professionals and the programs they implement be the very best they can be.

Answer has been providing tailored capacity building to health and education professionals nationwide for more than 30 years. Our capacity building services can be provided meetings, phone calls, coaching sessions, trainings or through video conferencing.

Our expert staff can expand and enhance the skills and capacity of your professionals in a variety of ways that include, but are not limited to, the following:



Curriculum Support

  • Curriculum and lesson plan recommendations based on priority populations
  • Curriculum and resource reviews for:
    • medical accuracy
    • age and developmental appropriateness
    • cultural competency
    • inclusion of boys’ unique learning needs
    • inclusion of LGBTQ issues
  • Curriculum or lesson plan development or revision
  • Mapping curricula, lesson plans and/or core curriculum content standards to determine alignment with the National Sexuality Education Standards: Core Content and Skills K-12

Capacity Assessment & Stakeholder Engagement

  • Strategizing on and making recommendations for how best to engage parents, school districts and/or other key community stakeholders to support comprehensive sexuality education
  • Conducting assessments of readiness and capacity for starting and/or enhancing a sexuality education program

Effective Implementation

  • Enhancing educator capacity to provide high-quality, effective education and training through individual coaching and support or group training sessions
  • Guidance on preventing and managing controversy relating to sexuality education provision


  • Increasing understanding of school district and state education laws and policies
  • Developing strategies for school district sexuality education policy revision and implementation

Contact us to find out more about how Answer can build your capacity to deliver the highest-quality comprehensive sexuality education.