Tara L. Johnson, M.Ed., (she/her/hers) is a sexuality educator and consultant based in Pullman, WA. Born and raised in rural Alabama, she has a passion for providing quality sexuality education to both college students and human service professionals, particularly in areas that often lack access to sex ed resources.
Currently, Tara works full time as a Health Promotion Specialist focusing in sex- and gender-based violence at Washington State University (Go Cougs!). She regularly provides Transgender 101 trainings to human service professionals through her work with the Transgender Training Institute. 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 her Master’s in Human Sexuality Education from Widener University, where she served as the Administrative Coordinator and Education Project Manager for the ISRC. Prior to that, she received a Bachelor of Science in English Education from Auburn University and spent her 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 facilitator.