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Education Programs

Planned Parenthood educators are experts in their field and offer a wide variety of age-appropriate, research-based programs that are tailored to each audience. Each year, we provide health education to more than 55,000 people in our region.

Education Programs

Our educators are trained to present age-appropriate programs for a number of audiences in a wide variety of settings including elementary, middle, and high schools; colleges and universities; after-school programs; juvenile justice, adult incarceration, and substance abuse facilities; family programs; agencies serving people with disabilities; health centers; faith-based communities; community organizations and events, including health fairs; and more. We offer programs that can be presented as a single session or as a series of sessions on topics including:

  • Human Growth and Development: Anatomy, puberty, reproduction, body image, menopause, gender identity and sexual orientation.
  • Healthy Relationships: Families, love, dating, consent, parenting, interpersonal relationships.
  • Communication Skills: Decision-making, role-playing, refusal skills.
  • Sexual Health and Behavior: Abstinence, safer sex, masturbation, contraception, pregnancy options, unintended pregnancy prevention, cancer screening, gynecological exams, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and HIV/AIDS.
  • Society and Culture: Gender roles, gender identity, sexual orientation, LGBTQ inclusivity, sexuality in the digital age, sexuality and the law.
  • Planned Parenthood: History, reproductive rights, patient services.



In Iowa, sex education programs are available in Sioux City, Des Moines, Ames, Council Bluffs, Keokuk, and Cedar Rapids.

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In Minnesota, sex education programs are available in Bemidji, Duluth, Mankato, Moorhead, Rochester, St. Cloud, and the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

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In Nebraska, sex education programs are available in Omaha, Lincoln, and surrounding areas.

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North Dakota

Our educators travel across the state of North Dakota to provide trusted, comprehensive sex education.

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