Meet The Team
Megara Bell is the director of Partners in Sex Education. She has over 20 years of experience in comprehensive sex education, teaching and leadership in the Greater Boston area.
Megara has worked with public and private middle schools and high schools, as well as colleges and universities. She has facilitated sex ed workshops and delivered keynotes at professional sex educators conferences both locally and nationally.
Megara began as the Healthy Choices educator at Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, delivering sex education in high schools, and in juvenile detention facilities. She founded Partners in Sex Education in 2006 in order to continue providing direct services to youth. Most recently she was the Coordinator of Sexual Health Education for Boston Public Schools. She currently mentors and coaches new sex educators, and leads professional development for school based sexual health educators.
Areas of Expertise:
- Sexuality Education inclusion for LGBTQ students
- Students on the Autism spectrum
- Students with disabilitites
- Equity in sex education
- Supporting educators who represent their communities
- Sexual myths and legends (Sex Ed Mythbusters)
- Legal considerations
- Age of consent
- Sex education policy and legislation
- Supporting district sex education
- Implementation and integration with health education curricula
Kim Comatas has been working and volunteering as a sexuality educator since 2004.
She has taught elementary, middle and high school youth along with 7th – 12th grade through the Unitarian Universalist Association’s comprehensive sexuality program, Our Whole Lives/OWL.
In addition to classroom settings, she has presented “Talking to Your Kids about Sex” and conducts in home “Puberty Parties”.
She continues to present and consult, locally and nationally on topics of youth and sexuality, using fun and humor in the private, public and non-profit sectors.
Her three grown children offer plenty of daily professional development.