What made you want to become a sex educator in the S.T.A.R.S. program?
"I decided to become a peer educator because I know a lot of people who are really uneducated about safe sex, and I want to help to fix that." Isabel, Grade 11 at Taconic Hills High School
What about being a S.T.A.R.S. peer educator are you most looking forward to?
"Basically making a change, and teaching people to have a voice." Olivia, Grade 10 at Hudson High School
“Learning new things and teaching people what I learn.” Zaraya, 10th grade at Albany High School
What do you hope to get out of being a S.T.A.R.S. peer educator?
"Gaining knowledge I can share with my peers and make sure if my friends are having sex they are doing it safely." Dylan, Chatham High School
What would you want next year's peer educators to know about the program?
"What I would want future peers to know is that this is a great experience S.T.A.R.S is and that you meet really great people working here." Letycia
“The job may sound fun but its actually hard work. Its more than just sex and condoms.” Krishona, Albany High School
The S.T.A.R.S. program is made possible through a grant from the New York State Department of Health- Division of Family Health.