Here you can find relevant research as well as tools, templates and sample documents for each phase of the toolkit.
Resources noted with orange flag were particularly useful to WISE grantee partners. We've highlighted them here for easy reference.
Addressing Sexual Health in Schools: Policy Considerations
This resource provides an overview of key policy components for sexual health education in schools.
Capacity Assessment and Planning Tool (CAPT)
The Capacity Assessment and Planning Tool (CAPT) aids in determining how ready a school district is to engage in sex education efforts. This can be adapted to respond to a specific state or regional context.
Curriculum Selection Tool
This curriculum selection tool lists a variety of criteria to consider including curriculum, training and TA availability and cost, alignment with standards and best practices, etc.
How Schools Work and How to Work with Schools
This publication, produced by the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE), provides a summary of the federal, state and local educational systems of governance, outlines key tips for engaging and partnering with schools and answers frequently asked questions about education.
Memorandum of Understanding
This memorandum of understanding template outlines potential roles and responsibilities of the partners involved in sex education implementation efforts.
National Sexuality Education Standards
The National Sexuality Education Standards (NSES) provide clear, consistent and straightforward guidance on the essential, minimum core content for sexuality education that is developmentally and age-appropriate for students in grades K-12.