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    Our team supports school districts to develop and implement effective, comprehensive tobacco education programs through a variety of training and technical assistance, including:TUPE reduces youth tobacco use by helping students make healthful tobacco-related decisions. We provide instruction and activities that build knowledge, social skills, and other youth developmental assets.

    • Tobacco-free schools certification
    • Annual county-wide TUPE Site Coordinator training
    • California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) administration and data-sharing training
    • Alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) curriculum training for teachers
    • Grant writing support
    • Quarterly district and community partner networking meetings
    • Current research on adolescent ATOD use, as well as effective prevention and intervention strategies

  • Contact TUPE Staff
    Scott Gerbert

    Scott Gerbert
    Director I
    sgerbert@acoe.org
    (510) 670-4524
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    Janice Medel

    Janice Medel
    Administrative Assistant
    jmedel@acoe.org
    (510) 670-7710

    Cecilia Apley

    Cecilia Apley
    Project Director, TUPE Curriculum and Alternatives to Suspension
    capley@acoe.org
    (510) 670-4185

    Kristy Ross

    Kristy Packer
    Project Director, Peer Education and Positive Youth Development
    kpacker@acoe.org
    (510) 670-4580

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    Zar Saporito
    Project Manager, Peer Education and Positive Youth Development
    zsaporito@acoe.org
    (510) 670-4526