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Training & Workshops

We provide sexual health educators with the support they need to deliver comprehensive sexuality education, by offering training and workshops, in-person and virtually, on a variety of sexual health topics. 

Regular trainings include:  

To request customized training and resources for your school or organization, email us at


Learn how to implement Maine Family Planning’s Best Practices in STI/HIV and Pregnancy Prevention curriculum in this 2-day, in-person training!  Gain the knowledge, comfort level, and skills to teach this 10 lesson curriculum. The Best Practices curriculum is aligned with the Maine Learning Results for Health Education and the National Sex Education Standards. The contents and format of the curriculum addresses the sexual health needs of youth ages 13-18. 

  • Explore specific lessons and activities on topics such as: consent and communication, healthy relationships, STIs, barrier methods, birth control, accessing services. 
  • Discuss strategies for teaching sexual health using inclusive practices.
  • Increase comfort level and demonstrate skills in delivering lessons on sexual health topics.
  • Identify and practice responding to student questions. 
  • Share tools, activities, and resources with other educators who are teaching sexual health in Maine.

Maine school- and community-based educators committed to providing sexual health education to youth ages 13-18

Thanks to support from the Maine Department of Education, there is no registration fee for Maine educators. Participants will also be provided with a hard copy of the Best Practices curriculum along with other resources and supplies needed to deliver the curriculum. Participants who attend both sessions will receive a certificate for 12 contact hours of training. 

Funding is available to cover substitute costs as needed. If you need further assistance to attend the training, reach out to Lynette Johnson at

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