Prior to working at the CSE, Jeff worked for Rutgers University Student Life. He served as an assistant advisor to student organizations, and assisted in the implementation of student organizational training, and the first and second “Sex, Love, & Dating: Interpersonal Relationships” conferences at the University.
Jeff does in fact enjoy long walks on the beach in the moonlight, as well as cooking, museums, thunderstorms, parks, yoga, and Crossfit.
Kiara is a program coordinator for the Center for Sex Education (CSE). Kiara is the assistant registrar of the National Sex Ed Conference, social media manager/marketer, and manager of our award-winning resources sold through our Sex Ed Store. Kiara is a PRSA certified public relations practitioner with a core concentration on nonprofit relations.
Prior to working for the CSE, Kiara worked with a variety of nonprofits, including Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan NJ where she devised a social media strategy for it’s Teen L.I.N.K.S education program. When Kiara is not working she starts her second job of professional binge-watching, as well as studying in the art of Cat Lady Wisdom, and enjoys all things pizza.
Karen Rayne, PhD
Karen is the sexuality education and training specialist for The Center for Sex Education. A curriculum development expert with more than two decades’ experience in sexuality education, Dr. Rayne is passionate about providing comprehensive sexuality education to people of all ages and stages with sensitivity and a touch of humor. Dr. Rayne has served as chair of the National Sex Ed Conference and Associate Editor of the American Journal for Sexuality Education. She is the author or editor of several teaching manuals, including Streetwise to Sex-wise: Sexuality Education for High Risk Youth, Orientation: Teaching about Identity, Attraction, and Behavior, two parent-child communication curricula (one for the Unitarian Universalist Association and one in conjunction with the United Nations Population Fund and the Zimbabwean Ministry of Health), and two youth-focused curriculum (one for Girls, Inc. and one for a federally funded project through Carnegie Mellon University).