Entries by Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators

NAME Auction

The annual NAME auction is one of the highlights of the conference….a chance to have fun, bid on unique aquatic-themed items donated by NAME members and local businesses, and raise money for our mini-grant and scholarship fund! All of the funds raised at our annual silent and live auction go to support educators with scholarships […]

2017 Alaska Master Naturalist Course Information

This year, we will be offering the opportunity for teachers to receive three (3) 500-level Education credits for attending the NAME conference and participating in all activities. The cost is $114 for the three credits. Please contact Jennifer Greene at UAA PACE for information on credits and registration: pace@uaa.alaska.edu. Please contact Kay Shoemaker with questions on […]

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ONC – The Big Blue & You

Join Ocean Networks Canada (ONC), the Canadian Network for Ocean Education (CaNOE), and the Royal BC Museum (RBCM) for a fun and informative ocean-focused Pro-D-Day. Become acquainted with the growing network advancing ocean literacy in Canada; explore cool, weird and wonderful marine creatures in the Museum’s collections; and dive into ONC’s Ocean Sense program to explore learning resources newly […]

NAME Represents at NMEA 2017

The National Marine Educators Association’s annual conference was just held in Charleston, South Carolina. This four-day event was replete with activities for both new and experienced marine educators. Featured speakers included scientists, environmentalists, artists, writers, storytellers and members of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. The sessions were chock-full of curriculum ideas and hands-on activities. To access presenter […]

2017 Keynote Speakers

Kris Holderied NOAA Oceanographer & Director of the Kasitsna Bay Lab Director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Kasitsna Bay Laboratory since 2005, Kris Holderied conducts research on coastal ecosystems, oversees facility operations and assists with marine science education activities. Her research focuses on oceanography, estuaries and nearshore habitats, with a focus on better […]

NAME Elections

NAME Elections • Back to Board of Directors page Nominations are now open for the upcoming 2017-2018 year. If you are interested in joining the board the following positions are open for election this year: Secretary, Treasurer, President-elect, NMEA Representative, and Chapter Directors for Alaska, Oregon, and Washington. The Secretary and Treasurer positions are a one year […]

2017 Presentation Information

Oral Presentations and Workshops  Tuesday, August 8 Presentations should be either 45 or 90 minutes. This year, presenters will be asked to highlight their presentation with a 5-minute “preview” at the Tuesday plenary session, so that all participants get a sense of the concurrent options before we break out into sessions. Presenters are encouraged to […]

2017 Registration Information

We will be offering the following registration options: Full Conference Registration—includes all sessions, events and meals from Monday evening, August 7 through Friday morning, August 11, including the NAME Awards Banquet and Auction. Conference registration does not include any field trips that require additional costs on Wednesday, or the optional dinner cruise to Halibut Cove on Tuesday evening. […]