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2021 Sponsorship Information

Become a Sponsor! Help support communities of life-long learners who care about our aquatic world!  Your donations & sponsorships will be used to:  provide unique learning & leadership opportunities for students and educators;  promote understanding of ocean literacy and sustainable ecosystems;  support and empower a diverse network of water-wise students and educators;  provide conference scholarships […]

2021 Schedule at a Glance

PDT 17-Aug 18-Aug 19-Aug 20-Aug 8:30 8:45 Welcome remarks, First Nation blessing- West Coast Yoga by the Sea Morning Icebreaker Poster Awards 8:45 9:00 9:00 9:15 Keynote Speaker: Tim Masso Panel Presentation Concurrent Session 7 Youth Thinktank 9:15 9:30 9:30 9:45 9:45 10:00 Break 10:00 10:15 Break Keynote Speaker: Kate Moran Break 10:15 10:30 Concurrent […]

Organization Award—Previous Winners

Organization Award | Back to Awards This award is given to a non-profit or local/state/regional agency for leadership in marine and aquatic education. 2018—Haystack Rock Awareness Program 2016—Environmental Science Center 2014—Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific 2013—Hatfield Marine Science Center (a note from HMSC) 2008—Marine Discovery Tours

Joy Tally President’s Award—Previous Winners

Joy Tally President’s Award | Back to Awards This award is given by the current NAME President to a deserving NAME member. 2020—Jennifer Magnusson 2019—Maile Sullivan 2018—Woody Moses 2017—Cathy Carolsfeld & Mary Holmes 2016—Suzi Wong Swint 2015—Amy Sprenger 2014—Rob Coats 2013—Sheila Byers 2012—Robin Dublin 2011—Jennifer Magnusson, Bill Hastie 2010—Fawn Custer, Joy Tally 2009—Orlay Johnson 2008—Linda […]

Outstanding Marine/Aquatic Educator—Previous Winners

Outstanding Marine/Aquatic Educator | Back to Awards For effective and innovative classroom teaching at any grade level, or distinguished performance in marine/aquatic education by professionals who are not classroom teachers. (Only NAME members are eligible) 2019—John Hunter, Cathy Carolsfeld 2018—Maile Sullivan, Molly Sultany 2017—Fawn Custer 2016—Janice Mathisen, Rus Higley 2014—Leihla Scharlau, Cait Goodwin 2013—Anne Stewart […]

2021 Keynote Speakers

Tim Masso Tim Masso is an accomplished public speaker in English and Nuu-chah-nulth—something few can say. At 18, he stands tall in his fourth year of an undergraduate degree program at the University of Victoria, focused on the revitalization and learning of Indigenous languages. As a young Tla-o-qui-aht boy, Tim was never willing to bend […]

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NAME Virtual Speaker Series

Please join us on Mondays once a month to learn from marine and aquatic educators and scientists. Speakers will share experiences, educational tips and stories from the field. Please register each month to get the Zoom link to the event. Please contact wmoses@highline.edu if you have any questions or problems with the registration or link. Register for the June […]

2021 Scholarships

Limited scholarship awards are available to NAME members in need of financial assistance to attend the 2021 virtual conference, so please purchase or renew your membership before submitting a scholarship application.  NAME offers several membership types, including a reduced rate for students, seniors and anyone with limited income. Once you have submitted your application, you […]