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Bill Taverner, MA, CSE, is the founder and president of the Sex Ed Lecture Series. He also serves as The Center for Sex Education's executive director, and as the editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Sexuality Education. Throughout his career, Bill has authored or edited more than 85 publications, including chapters, college readers, curricula, journal articles, lesson plans, and other contributions to sexuality education. His newest book is Sex Education Research: A Look Between the Sheets, a collection of 24 essays written by 70 contributing authors in an accessible, jargon-free style. Bill has advocated for sexuality education on two occasions during U.S. Congressional briefings. In recognition to his dedication and leadership to sexuality education, he has received national awards, including several awards from the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists as well as the Academy for Adolescent Health’s Social Justice Award for commitment to racial and social justice.
Bill's purpose is to create space for sexuality educators to share their expertise: at conferences, at webinars, and in print.
Bill is a content expert in sexuality education, and has publication savvy.