Pennsylvania 100% Tobacco Free Schools Toolkit
This comprehensive, Pennsylvania specific Toolkit includes tools, templates and information on implementing effective policies and procedures to promote a tobacco free school. Endorsed by PA Department of Education, the Toolkit is designed for administrators, counselors, social workers, student assistance professionals and educators. The Toolkit will assist you in implementing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for School Health Programs to Prevent Tobacco Use and Addition.
REDUCING RISK: Understanding the Adolescent Brain
Program Description: Recent studies have shown remarkable changes that occur in the brain during the teen years.
Target Audience: Student assistant liaisons, school administrators, guidance counselors, school board members, school resource officers, and teachers.
- Outline the key developmental changes in the adolescent brain
- Describe the risk of tobacco and other drug use on the developing adolescent brain
- Articulate a comprehensive plan for addressing tobacco use in schools
- Locate resources for sharing information about adolescent brain development with parents and staff
Please call 1-866-974-QUIT or email us for more information or to schedule a training in your school district.
Eighth Grade Lesson Plans
These lesson plans can assist you in incorporating tobacco education in your class. There are 8 lesson plans that meet specific PA Academic Standards.
To view a sample, click here for the PDF.
For all the lesson plans, click here.