Funded Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs)

The following non-governmental organizations (NGOs) receive funding from CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health to provide intensive technical assistance and capacity-building support to local and state education agencies to improve health and educational outcomes among children and adolescents.

Technical Assistance and Capacity Building

CDC funding is used to provide intensive technical assistance and capacity-building support for education agencies in one of four approaches:

    1. strengthening the effectiveness of instructional materials and their delivery;
    2. strengthening the effectiveness of health services initiatives that reduce HIV infection and other STDs;
    3. strengthening the effectiveness of initiatives to create and maintain safe and supportive environments in schools; and
    4. addressing policy and practice in state education agencies.

Agency contact information and program descriptions

Advocates for Youth receives funding from CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health to:

Provide training, follow-up support, and technical assistance to local education agency partners to build their ability to (1) strengthen the effectiveness of instructional materials (guided by a scope and sequence that reflects essential knowledge and skills for reducing sexual risk behaviors within the context of a high-quality health education program), and (2) strengthen instructional delivery in classrooms.

Provide training, follow-up support, and technical assistance to local education agency partners to build their ability to strengthen the effectiveness of sexual health services required activities.

Location:
Washington, DC
Contacts:
Jennifer Augustine
Principal Investigator
Brittany McBride
Program Manager (3A)
Mary Beth Szydlowski
Program Manager (3B)
Website:

American Academy of Pediatrics receives funding from CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health to:

Provide training, follow-up support, and technical assistance to local education agency partners to build their ability to strengthen the effectiveness of sexual health services required activities.

Location:
Itasca, IL
Contacts:
Stephanie Domain
Principal Investigator
Gretchen Niemann
Program Manager
Website:

American Psychological Association receives funding from CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health to:

Provide leadership and technical support to LEA partners to strengthen their work to establish and maintain safe and supportive school environments in schools, especially for youth at highest risk of HIV infection and other STD.

Location:
Washington, DC
Contacts:
Clinton Anderson
Principal Investigator
David P DeVito
Program Director
Website:

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles receives funding from CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health to:

Provide leadership and technical support to local education agency partners to strengthen their work to establish and maintain safe and supportive school environments in schools, especially for youth at highest risk of HIV infection and other STD.

Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Contacts:
Mia Humphreys
Principal Investigator
Website:

Child Trends Incorporated receives funding from CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health to:

Increase the capacity of multi-sector, state-level leadership teams to assess and coordinate model policy development and implementation at the state and local levels.

Location:
Bethesda, MD
Contacts:
Brandon Stratford
Principal Investigator
Dominique Parris
Program Manager
Website:

National Coalition of STD Directors receives funding from CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health to:

Increase the capacity of multi-sector, state-level leadership teams to assess and coordinate model policy development and implementation at the state and local levels.

Location:
Washington, DC
Contacts:
Amanda Dennison
Principal Investigator
Sara Stahlberg
Program Manager
Website: