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The Tobacco Education Clearinghouse of California (TECC) is a statewide technical assistance (TA) provider that supports the development and distribution of effective educational materials and social media messaging for CDPH and CTPP-funded projects at no cost.


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Creating a free account is the best way to make sure you have access to all the great services that we have to offer, including downloading educational materials and creating personalized materials with MatBuilder. Quick, easy, and secure sign up here.


Find Educational Materials


Our site hosts free, high-quality, ready-to-use materials covering a wide range of topics. The materials are designed for diverse audiences in a variety of formats and languages. Files are available for office or professional printing. 

Explore the Digital Catalog and Supplement for a curated look at our more recent materials. 

Use MatBuilder to personalize select TECC materials. Each template includes color and image options, the option to add your organization or project logo, editable contact and funding information, and multiple languages.

We are also able to fulfill orders for Kick It California, STAKE Act (T21), and other materials free of charge to CTPP-funded projects and non-profits in California.


View Webinars and Trainings


TECC conducts a variety of trainings that share best practices and tips related to material development and social media messaging. You can view all our featured presentations on our Webinars and Trainings page.


Get Help for Material Development


We offer free support to CTPP-funded projects to help develop culturally appropriate and relevant tobacco related materials. At any stage of material development, TECC can provide different types of TA, including editing, graphic design, and much more. Visit MatTrack to submit your TA Request. 

The TECC Materials TA Business Rules document highlights all the approved TA types TECC can provide, as well as estimated timeframes for each type of work. The document also details what projects are accountable for when submitting a TA request, and information about translations and consumer testing. This document can be found on our website in the Technical Assistance section. 


Contribute Your Materials


Funded projects should submit educational materials that are being used in the field, along with a summary of consumer testing results, to TECC using MatTrack. Some materials may be chosen by our educational materials experts and CTPP for statewide adaptation, to be included in our catalog.


Grow Your Social Media Presence


New to social media, or looking to better understand it? Check out our comprehensive Social Media Toolkit. The Toolkit includes information on strategy, how to build your community,  content creation, and more.

Need to post but pressed for time? We have you covered! Visit our Social Media Message Library for a variety of ready-to-use social media graphics with captions to post content in a variety of categories. Graphics and messages are available for Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

If you are creating a social media post or educational materials and need high-quality, royalty free stock photos, check out our Tobacco-Free Images Gallery.


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