North Texas Sex Education Expert, Veronica Whitehead, Honored with Rising Star Award

Whitehead led the development of NTARUPT’s new virtual sex education programs to ensure teens and parents had access to sex-ed resources during COVID-19. The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (Texas Campaign) is excited to announce that Veronica Whitehead, M.Ed, CHES, Director of Programs for the North Texas Alliance to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy in Teens (NTARUPT) has been awarded… Read the rest

Guest column: Sex education revisions, a step in the right direction

By Emily Martin, Star Local Media contributor As a conservative Christian with deep experience in the Dallas ISD system and a mentor for teenage moms, I believe that public education is critical in the effort to reduce teen pregnancy. In early September, the State Board of Education will cast initial votes on health education minimum curriculum standards, which includes… Read the rest
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Teaching Virtual Sex Ed During a Pandemic

By: Ntarupt Sex Educator Ileana Cruz At Ntarupt, we serve communities that have been impacted by systemic racial inequities, such as, lack of access to quality healthcare, education, and sustainable living. We provide inclusive, trauma-informed, medically accurate sex education to youth, caregivers, and youth-serving professionals. Teaching reproductive and sexual health in Texas comes with its challenges. Since we usually do… Read the rest