CTAHPERD Regional Workshop
Teaching about Sexual Violence and Consent
Staples High School, Room 186
70 North Avenue, Westport, CT
Thursday, March 7, 2019/ 4-6PM
(snow/inclement weather date: Thursday, March 14, 2019/ 4-6PM)
This workshop will begin with a presentation from an educator from The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling. She will speak on the topics of Sexual Harassment and Assault. Following the presentation will be an introduction of activities teachers can use to teach the concept of consent in a health or physical education class.
Workshop speaker information:
Jessica Feighan is the Director of Education, Outreach, and Operations at The Center. She schedules all of the community education, organizes the outreach, and supports the Executive Director with operational policies and procedures. She brings with her two years of retail management and five years of experience in education. Jessica received a Bachelor’s Degree in English and a minor in Theater from The University of Rhode Island and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Sacred Heart University.
Jennifer Mitteness is the CTAHPERD Region II Director. Jen is a fourth year Health and Physical Education teacher at Staples High School in Westport, CT. She recently served as Vice President for Health on the CTAHPERD Executive Council.