September 21, 2010

ETR Associates Awarded National Science Foundation Computer Game Design Grant

Dr. Jill Denner was recently awarded a professional development research grant by the National Science Foundation for a 2-year project titled Computer Game Design:

September 21, 2010

ETR Associates Awarded 3-Year Contract from California Tobacco Control Program

ETR Associates was recently awarded a $4 million, 3-year contract by the State of California's Tobacco Control Program to continue managing the nation's oldest and

September 21, 2010

ETR Associates’ Girl Game Company Named a Best Practice Technology Education Program by Bayer Corporation

The Girl Game Company, developed by staff from ETR Associates, has been featured as a best practice in the just-released Bayer Corporation's 2010 Compendium of Best

August 31, 2010

Dr. Doug Kirby’s UNESCO Report on Sexuality Education Now Featured in Six Languages

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently announced that International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education, coauthored by

August 31, 2010

ETR Associates Publishing Division Wins Six 2010 National Health Information Awards!

Patricia Henze, Executive Director of the Health Information Resource Center, today announced that the ETR Associates Publishing Division has been awarded six National
August 19, 2010

AmeriCorps Volunteers Conduct Orientation and Training at ETR Associates

Deb Snow, Project Director for ETR's National Service Resource Training (NSRT) project, reviews the websites and resources available through NSRT for the latest group of
August 16, 2010

ETR Associates Hires Former Unit Chief of California STD Control Branch

ETR Associates announces the hiring of Amy Smith, the former Health Promotion and Health Education Unit Chief of the California STD Control Branch and the statewide

June 3, 2010

ETR Associates’ Girl Game Company Students Win National Center for Women and Information Technology Award

Three high school students who participate in ETR Associates' technology programs will be honored by the National Center for Women and Information Technology for aspirations
June 2, 2010

ETR Celebrates AmeriCorps Week

National AmeriCorps Week took place in May. This annual celebration highlights the outstanding work done in our communities by AmeriCorps and VISTA volunteers.

April 27, 2010

ETR Associates Research Team / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Release School-Based Physical Activity Report

ETR Associates, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Adolescent and School Health (CDC DASH), today announced the
April 2, 2010

Google and ETR Associates Launch Youth IT Initiative

ETR Associates, with funding from Google's 2010 Roots in Science and Engineering (RISE) Initiative, has developed a new project titled Puente: Supportive Professional and
April 1, 2010

ETR’s Dr. Doug Kirby To Speak at Ryan White 20 Year Anniversary Event

When 13-year-old Ryan White was barred from attending school after contracting HIV from a tainted blood transfusion in 1984, he and his mother began fighting not only for his life
March 31, 2010

ETR Launches Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative Resource Center

ETR Associates has launched a new Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative Resource Center to address the recently announced $114 million federal Teen Pregnancy Prevention

March 30, 2010

ETR Associates Receives NIMH Research Grant

ETR Associates and Monarch Media, Inc., have received a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH).

March 29, 2010

ETR Associates Joins NCWIT Bay Area Affiliates

ETR Associates has joined the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Bay Area Award for Aspirations as a competition sponsor.
December 9, 2009

TECC Wins National Award

The Tobacco Education Clearinghouse of California (TECC) has received an award from the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC), an independent network of public
December 4, 2009

CCAP Funded for 3 More Years

ETR's California Clean Air Project (CCAP) has been refunded by the California Department of Public Health in a new contract of $450,000 for three years that begins July 1, 2010.
November 12, 2009

Powerful Assessment Tool Based on Prevention Research by ETR Associates’ Dr. Doug Kirby Now Available in Spanish

A new Spanish translation of the Tool to Assess the Characteristics of Effective Sex and STD/HIV Education Programs (TAC) is now available. Based on Dr. Douglas Kirby's
October 15, 2009

Getting Girls Engaged in Digital-Game Design

Educators say gaming could spur interest in STEM fields.

By Katie Ash (Education Week's Digital Directions)

To increase the number of girls involved in digital-game building and design, as well as to open the door to science, technology, engineering, and math careers---where females have historically lagged behind their male counterparts---researchers have begun to unpack just what aspects of gaming engage girls.

And they are beginning to figure out how programs that put girls in the driver's seat of game creation influence their relationships with technology and other STEM subjects.

October 15, 2009

ETR Associates Announces William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Award

ETR Associates was recently awarded a two-year grant by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to decrease teen pregnancy, STD and HIV among students attending middle