Tara L. Johnson, M.Ed., (they/them/theirs or she/her/hers) is a sexuality educator and consultant based in Newark, DE. Born and raised in rural Alabama, they have a passion for providing quality sexuality education and training to health and human service professionals, particularly in areas that often lack access to sex education resources.
Currently, Tara works full time as Training Design and Delivery Specialist at Provide, Inc. They provide Transgender 101 trainings to human service professionals through their work with the Transgender Training Institute. Previously, they have worked as Education & Training Manager at Planned Parenthood of Delaware and a Health Promotion Specialist focused in sex- and gender-based violence prevention at Washington State University. She spearheaded the curriculum development and implementation of the Askable Adults program at Widener University’s Interdisciplinary Sexuality Research Collaborative (ISRC). Tara continues to have a passion for working with parents and professionals who work with young people.
Tara earned their Master’s in Human Sexuality Education from Widener University, where they served as the Administrative Coordinator and Education Project Manager for the ISRC. Prior to that, they received a Bachelor of Science in English/Language Arts Education from Auburn University and spent their early career teaching junior high English in Alabama. Tara is a certified Adult Mental Health First Aid Instructor and a certified Green Dot Bystander Intervention training facilitator.