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Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE)

The Student Attendance, Safety, and Well-Being Unit provide leadership and support services to school districts participating in the Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) programs. For more info click here.

Services include:

  • Provide technical assistance and support to districts writing TUPE grants for grades 6-12.
  • Offer workshops for students and staff in tobacco prevention and advocacy, aiming to encourage participation in schools as community prevention efforts.
  • Research science-based tobacco prevention curricula and offering training in select programs.
  • Conduct site visits to ensure that district programs are aligned with program requirements.
  • Providing certification of district compliance with tobacco-free workplace requirements.

Workshops & Resources


Jim Crittenden
ATOD Coordinator
(858) 298 - 2092