Key Activities of the Teen Pregnancy & Prevention Partnership

2013

9th Annual Conference: Complete Information, Better Choices; Keynote: Nora Gelperin, M.Ed. Director of Training, ANSWER, Rutgers University;  Leading the nation, we developed and debuted trainings on the 7 categories of the National Sexuality Education Standards; Commissioned play-write Tim Collins to create The Big Talks, a play about parents and their children talking about talking about sex.

2012

8th Annual Conference: Complete Information, Better Choices; Keynotes: Barbara Huberman, Director, Education and Outreach, Advocates for Youth, Washington, DC, and T.W. (Tom) Klaus , Director, Capacity Building and Sustainability, Advocates for Youth, Washington, DC

2011

7th Annual Conference, Keynote Speakers: James Wagoner, President & Executive Director Advocates for Youth, and Katherine Suellentrop, The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy; Created and introduced Sexual Health 101

2010

Statewide Kick-off meetings in Columbia and St. Louis; Co-hosted Urban Initiative for Reproductive Health Policy Makers Breakfast; Keynote: Dr. Terry Mason from Cook County Health and Hospital Systems.

2009

6th Annual Conference: What's The Buzz? Evidence-Based Approaches to Sex Education; Keynote: Anne Troy, MN, RN, FNP-C, Assistant Professor of Nursing, LSU and Daryl Lynch, MD, FAAP, FSAM on A New Paradigm for Teen Sexual Health

5th Annual TPPP Conference, Can We Talk? Communicating Health Priorities to Teens; Keynotes: Gerri Summerville, Senior Vice President for Relocation & Expansion Services of Public & Private Ventures and Peggy North Jones, Certified Life Family Educator 9th Annual Felicia Gayle Youth Leadership Award: Presented to: Stacy Massey, Bayless Senior High School Presented at the TPPP Conference & Youth Speak Out Panel

2006

TPPP changes its name to Teen Pregnancy & Prevention Partnership to better the mission of reaching professionals who serve pregnant and parenting teens as well as those who work in health and prevention fields. 8th Annual Felicia Gayle Youth Leadership Award Presented to: Justin Kralemann, Marquette High School 2nd Annual "Youth Speak Out" panel featuring the Felicia Gayle Award winner and other local teens Second Annual "Youth Speak Out" panel featuring the Felicia Gayle Award winner and other local teens sharing their opinions about the issue of teen pregnancy prevention 2006 TPPP was featured on "Real Talk with Jeanne", on the UPN channel; a talk show that gives today's young people real answers to real problems.

2005

7th Annual Felicia Gayle Youth Leadership Award: Presented to: Lacy Peterson, Crossroads School First Annual "Youth Speak Out" panel featuring Felicia Gayle Award winner and other local teens sharing their opinions about the issue of teen pregnancy prevention

2004

4th Annual TPPP Conference. TPPP & the Family Support Council collaborated on a joint annual conference in April. This conference focused on best practices & professional development for health & social service providers & educators. The conference focused on best practices and professional development for health and social service providers and educators.. Mary Jo Podgurski, keynote speaker. 6th Annual Felicia Gayle Youth Leadership Award: Presented to: Dominique Williams, River Gardens High School

2003

5th Annual Felicia Gayle Youth Leadership Award: Presented to: Ashley Robinson, Rosati Kain High School

2002

3rd Annual TPPP Conference, Focus on Best Practices Keynotes: Douglas Kirby, PhD & Mary Jo Podgurski, RNC, MA, FASSE 4th Annual Felicia Gayle Youth Scholarship Presented to: Miriam Schwartz, Ladue High School; TPPP introduced its website

2001

Technical Assistance Program initiated: Barton County, Dallas County and Pemiscott County are pilot sites for Technical Assistance Program 2nd Annual TPPP Conference, Focus on Collaboration and Coalition Building Keynotes: Arthur Himmelman, Barbara Huberman, MA, and Halbert Sullivan, MSW 3rd Annual Felicia Gayle Youth Scholarship Award: Presented to: DeShante Streeter, McCluer North High School

2000

TPPP incorporated as a 501 (c) 3 2nd Annual Felicia Gayle Youth Scholarship Award: Presented to: Brandon, Soldan International Studies High School

1999

Photo Exhibit: "Children of Children: Portraits and Stories of Teen Parents" Photos by Michael Nye Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Intervention Resources Directory published 1st Felicia Gayle Memorial Youth Scholarship Award Presented to: Jodi Thomas, St. John the Baptist High School

1996

Call to Action Conference Keynotes: Susan Philliber, PhD & Michael Carrera, PhD