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

October 13, 2009

ETR Associates Gets National Science Foundation Grant to Support Students in Technology Education

ETR Associates announces a new three-year $925,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to continue its work with Latino youth with the Supporting
October 13, 2009

ETR Receives New Grant from Corporation for National and Community Service

After a nationwide competition, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has awarded ETR Associates a three-year Training and Technical Assistance

August 14, 2009

ETR’s Girl Game Company Graduation

ETR Associates Girl Game Co. funded by a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation recently held its graduation ceremonies. The program is designed to get young girls more interested in careers in technology.
June 15, 2009

ETR Associates’ California Clear Air Project Introduces New DVD Focusing on Secondhand Smoke

The California Clear Air Project (CCAP), an ETR Associates project focusing on secondhand smoke (SHS) policy development and enforcement, has produced a new DVD titled "Smoke-
June 8, 2009

An Interesting Career in Psychology: Adolescent Development Researcher at a Non-profit Organization

The American Psychological Association recently caught up with ETR Associates' Dr. Jill Denner. In the May 2009 issue of Psychological Science Agenda, Dr. Denner discusses her career in psychology and offers some sound advice.

May 18, 2009

ETR Board Member Michael Bird honored as California (UC) Berkeley School of Public Health Alumni of the Year

University of California (UC) Berkeley School of Public Health has named ETR board member Michael E. Bird as Alumni of the Year. He will be honored at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health
May 5, 2009

ETR’s Dr. Francisco Buchting Releases New Report from the Tobacco Research Network on Disparities (TReND)

Dr. Francisco Buchting, ETR Associates' Director of Program Services Division, has released a new report from the Tobacco Research Network on Disparities (TReND) titled Lesbians, Gays,
March 18, 2009

ReCAPP — ETR’s online Resource Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention — has a new look, an easier-to-use format and updated information

Developed by ETR Associates, a national leader in the field, ReCAPP has been the premiere source of high-quality, evidence-based information and practical tools for adolescent reproductive health professionals for 10 years.
February 27, 2009

ETR Associates present Girls and Gaming at Google Headquarters

How does gender intersect with gaming? Can gaming lead to increased diversity in the technology workforce? On January 26, 2009, three ETR staff gave a talk at the Google

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