Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 11/13/2013 - 7:30 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 11.12 (Item #12) Approve submission of the Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) grant to support secondary schools.
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
College and Career Access to College and Career Goal 1.12, 1.18, 1.19
Access to College and Career Goal 1.12, 1.18, 1.19
File Attachment:
Summary: Staff requests authorization to apply for a new Tobacco-Education Prevention Education (TUPE) grant for 6th through 12th grades. Mt. Diablo Unified School District has been the recipient of a TUPE grant since 2009 and this grant is ending June 30. 2014. The TUPE grant will provide funds for specific strategies and activities aimed at preventing middle and high school students from beginning to smoke and to assist those smokers who want to quit smoking with activities designed for this purpose. The secondary focus of the TUPE grant is to develop California’s next generation of tobacco-free advocates who represent a cross-section of California’s priority populations. The program will include general education curriculum for middle, high and alternative schools, intervention supports, cessation programs and youth development activities.
The CDE will fund TUPE projects for three years from July 1, 2014, through
June 30, 2017. The grant provides funds for personnel to supervise, coordinate and implement the program, professional development, curriculum, supplies and materials. If funded, the grant will provide up to $1,200,000 over three years.
Funding: Funding is provided by the California Department of Education.
Fiscal Impact The grant is for up to $1,200,000 over three years. There is no unrestricted general fund contribution requirement. Program code previously 3892, subject to change.
Recommendation: Approve submission of grant application and acceptance if awarded.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Stephanie Roberts - Director of Development
Signed By:
Felicia Stuckey-Smith - Director Student Services
Signed By:
Kerri Mills - Assistant Superintendent
Signed By:
Bryan Richards - Chief Financial Officer
Signed By:
Dr. Nellie Meyer - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Moved, Member seconded to approve the Original motion 'Approve Consent Agenda'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
Cheryl Hansen     Yes
Brian Lawrence     Yes
Linda Mayo     Yes
Barbara Oaks     Yes
Lynne Dennler     Yes