TUPE Webinar Information

The SCCOE Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) Program is thrilled to partner with the NYC Leadership Academy to bring you a leadership webinar series featuring content experts from across the county to tackle just-in time topics to discuss tangible strategies that schools and school systems can adopt around alternatives to suspension for vape/tobacco related offenses and beyond. Please click on the links below to register for the session of your choice.

Upcoming Webinars

Date Session Details

Please check back in August for webinars starting Fall 2020. 

Archived Webinars

Date Session Details
April 30, 2020

Escaping Vaping: Informational Webinar on Teen Vaping & COVID-19

The Palo Alto Youth Council invites the parent community to a vaping panel where guest speakers from different professions will confer their experience dealing with vaping. The panel will include a 15 min. presentation from each panelist surrounding vaping and how it pertains to their specific field, results from a vaping survey of over 300 students from the Palo Alto district, and a 45 min. Q and A segment at the end of the session.

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​Vape 101 Education for Parents and Caregivers

This recorded webinar will answer the following:

  • What is vaping?
  • How much does vaping occur among teens?
  • What does vaping do to the teen body and mind?
  • How can parents prevent vaping before it starts?
  • How can you help a teen who is vaping?
  • How do you have a conversation with a teen about vaping?

For questions, please contact Natalie Andrade at nandrade@sccoe.org.

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Watch Webinar in Spanish Here >>

What You Need To Know About Vaping For Students

Learn about the harms of vaping nicotine and cannabis products, what they are, and resources to quit.

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May 27, 2020
Leadership for Equity Through & Beyond COVID-19

The first webinar focused on setting the foundation for leading for equity in the COVID-19 crisis with an emphasis on decreasing suspensions for tobacco and vape related offenses using an equity centered lens. In this 90-minute webinar, participants will explore:

  • Issues of inequity that existed before COVID-19 both in Santa Clara County and nationwide, including inequities in tobacco marketing, usage rates, and suspension data
  • The effects of COVID-19 on exacerbating these inequities
  • Implications for your role as a leader during this unprecedented time
  • Practices to ensure strong, healthy relationships with students and staff 
  • Alternatives to suspension ideas both locally and nationally to increase positive school climate
  • Tobacco cessation resources provided

Facilitator: Imee Almazan, Ed.D. Coordinator of State & Federal Programs, Alum Rock Union Elementary School District

Expert Guest: Nancy Gutierrez, Ed.L.D. President & CEO NYC Leadership Academy

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  • NYC Leadership Academy's guide on leading an equity-focused response through and beyond COVID-19
  • TNTP's report on the opportunity myth
June 18, 2020
Leading Through COVID-19: Trauma – Self Care for Adults & Students 

The second webinar focused on dealing with trauma in the COVID-19 crisis. The webinar will explore trauma-informed approaches for individual resilience to identify root causes on why students use tobacco or vape products. Participants will learn:

  • Deepen participants' understanding of the impact of trauma and the creation of trauma-sensitive schools and school systems and identifying the root causes of student tobacco use
  • Explore trauma-informed approaches for individual resilience during COVID-19 and beyond 
  • Provide recommendations for practicing self care as a key leadership strategy to support students who use tobacco and vape products
  • Tobacco cessation resources provided

Facilitator: Imee Almazan, Ed.D. Coordinator of State & Federal Programs, Alum Rock Union Elementary School District

Expert Guest: Annya Artigas, Ed.D. Coordinator of Mental Wellness Support, Alum Rock Union Elementary School District

View Webinar Recording Here >>