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This webpage provides information on Oregon's human sexuality education program resources.
A letter from the Director of ODE.
One page Summary.
Learn how to advocate for an age/developmentally appropriate sexuality education program.
Comprehensive Sexuality Education is a powerful tool for promoting health and safety among young people. This FAQ is intended to help anyone learn more about what sexuality education is, what it includes, and why it’s important.
Adopted by the State Board of Education in December 2016.
Revised 2013 - Sexuality education law.
Healthy Teen Survey information on the OHA website.
Oregon Department of Education & Oregon Health Authority Collaboration.
Includes guidance for school districts to create safe space for transgender students.
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) is seeking applications from educators, other non-profit groups, businesses, or consortias, to develop openly licensed lessons that cover Oregon’s Sexuality Education Laws & Health Education
Standards to be made available on the
Oregon Open Learning (OOL) Hub. This project will provide small one-time grants (~$10,000-$20,000) to teams developing free and openly licensed health and sexuality education lessons for grades K-5 or 9-12 for optional use in Oregon schools. Applications will require a short project plan and budget.
For more information, please contact Sasha Grenier.
Menstrual Dignity For Students: Temporary Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR)
581-021-0600 Menstrual Dignity for Students: Definitions
581-021-0603 Menstrual Dignity for Students: Requirements
581-021-0606 Menstrual Dignity for Students: Education
581-021-0609 Menstrual Dignity for Students: Reimbursement Program
Menstrual Dignity Program: Funding Calculator (2021-22) Please review the calculator to learn about district, charter school, and ESD funding for the Menstrual Dignity Program. Within the funding calculator, you should see each district, charter school, and ESD’s individual total grant amount. Allocation ceilings for individual education providers is based on data from the 2020-2021 second period cumulative ADM. Reimbursement is allowable up to this grant amount.
Menstrual Dignity Program: Intent to Apply as Consortium Pre-SurveyAs per the 2021 Menstrual Dignity Act (HB 3294) and OAR 581-021-0600 through 581-021-0609, districts may receive funds individually or through their Education Service District (ESD) and public charter schools may receive funds individually or through their School District sponsor. After reviewing the funding calculator, please fill out this form by October 11th if you intend to apply for reimbursement as a consortium, rather than individually, as listed.
Menstrual Dignity Program: Implementation Toolkit - Coming soon
For questions regarding the ODE Sexuality Education program, contact
Sasha Grenier, 503-947-5689.
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