Meet the CSE Staff
Ali Glaser, MSW, CSE
Ali is the Vice President of Community Services at PPNCSNJ and has 20 years of experience in the fields of youth development and prevention. Ali provides training in the areas of leadership, non-profit management, grant writing, teen pregnancy prevention, adolescent development, parent-child communication and self-care. Prior to joining Planned Parenthood in 2002, Ali worked at the national office of Big Brothers Big Sisters as a Senior Manager of Program Development and served as the Director of the Connecticut Mentoring Partnership, a statewide initiative of the Governor’s Prevention Partnership.
Ali is a Professor of Social Work at Rutgers University and has taught a variety of social work and human sexuality courses over the past decade. She is an AASECT certified sex educator and holds an MSW in Administration and Social Planning. Additionally, she has developed several online professional training courses for the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. Ali holds leadership positions on several national and regional boards. She is the author of Developing a High School Mentor Program, a guide to utilizing high school students as mentors to younger children and is a contributing author to Unequal Partners.
Cory M. Neering, MS
Cory is PPNCSNJ’s chief executive officer and president, bringing a wealth of experience, skills and an extensive background within the Planned Parenthood family. Having served as an elected official for six years in South Florida, Cory is a high-level thinker with over 20 years of experience in leadership and management. His expertise lies in community partnerships, diversity, equity, and inclusion, governmental relations, stakeholder management, and strategic plan development. Cory specializes in building and developing strong community alliances that promote local participation, demonstrating his results-oriented, visionary approach and a proven track record of implementing best practices and promoting accountability.
Bill Taverner, MA, CSE
Bill is the executive director of the nationally acclaimed Center for Sex Education (CSE) and is the editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Sexuality Education. He has co-authored many sex ed teaching resources, including Making Sense of Abstinence; Older, Wiser, Sexually Smarter; Positive Images; Sex Ed 101; and eight editions of Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Human Sexuality. Bill served as editor-in-chief for the two-volume third edition of Teaching Safer Sex, which received the 2013 AASECT Book Award. A trainer of thousands throughout the United States, who has twice advocated for sexuality education at U.S. Congressional briefings, Bill has received other national awards recognizing his leadership in sexuality education: the first Schiller Prize given by the American Association for Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists for best workshop using interactive strategies; Planned Parenthood’s Golden Apple Award for leadership in education; a Sexual Intelligence award naming him named one of the country’s pre-eminent sex educators, trainers, and sex education theorists, and the Golden Brick Award for encouraging the growth of sex ed professionals.
Grace Schoenberger, MNO
Grace (she/her) currently serves as the Director of the Center for Sex Education and has been planning and delivering inclusive, comprehensive sexuality education throughout the duration of her career. Her vision is that by empowering people to make informed decisions about their reproductive and sexual health, they can begin to develop and advocate for safer and healthier relationships in their own lives. Since earning her master’s degree in Nonprofit Organizations from Case Western Reserve University in 2019, she has been providing project management consultation to the Collaborative for Sexual Health Equity and Learning to help build the organization’s capacity and impact.
Prior to her tenure at the CSE, she served for 7 years at the Ohio Center for Sex Education at Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio, providing leadership, education, and program development across Northeast Ohio. During that time, she acted as the project and instructional design lead for two sexuality education curricula: Get Connected: Virtual Sex Ed for High School and Adult Peer Education, using her experience adapting existing curricula to virtual audiences.
Meet the Consultants
Tanya Bass, PhD, MEd, MS, CHES®, CSE
With over 20 years of public health education experience, Dr. Tanya Bass is considered a subject matter expert in the areas of minority health, pregnancy prevention, HIV/STDs and reproductive/sexual health. She is an alumna of North Carolina Central University’s (NCCU) Department of Public Health Education, where she has served as an adjunct instructor for the past 10 years. Currently, Tanya is the lead instructor for Human Sexuality.
She is the former president for the North Carolina Society for Public Health Education (NCSOPHE) and former co-chair for the 2014 National Sex Ed Conference. Tanya is also a current member of the editorial board for the American Journal of Sexuality Education.
As a facilitator and trainer, audience members and training participants describe Tanya as dynamic, energetic and captivating. She is praised for her ability to connect with a multitude of audiences. Tanya has provided training on Changes, Changes, Changes, a curriculum on puberty education.
Nancy Daley-Moore, PhD, MPH, CPH, CHES®
Nancy (she/her) is an Associate Professor of Health Science at Truman State University in Kirksville, MO. She received an MPH in epidemiology and a PhD in health promotion and behavior from the University of Georgia. Her research areas explore wellness perceptions among college students, identifying how people talk about sex, perceptions about abortion, and the incorporation of technology in the classroom. At Truman, she teaches human sexuality, women’s health, and a course about HIV. She is one of the campus Safe Zone facilitators, and she advises (and trains) students in both the Women’s Resource Center and the Sexual Health Advocacy Group (SHAG) on Truman’s campus to implement sexual health peer education programming.