Dr. David Wiley
Topic: “Past, Present, and (hopefully) the Future of Sex Education in Texas”
Description: Based on a large-scale study of Texas schools, this presentation will focus on the status of sex education in Texas public schools. The role of the Texas Education Code, School Health Advisory Councils (SHAC), and ongoing policy efforts will be discussed.
Dr. Wiley is co-author, with Dr. Kelly Wilson, of Texas Freedom Network's 2009 exposé of Texas sex education curriculum, Just Say Don't Know, and its 2012 follow-up.
Dr. Wiley is also president of Health Advocates, LLC, an organization that aims to help educate educators and school administration on the health needs of today's youth, with special focus on the prevention of adolescent sexual risk-taking.