We’re looking for teams (of 2) K-12 teachers to promote the use of Long Island Sound educational resources and to promote the interdisciplinary use of the Sound’s watershed and its resources in classrooms. Stipends for each teacher, as well as funds for resources are available.
Elementary, middle and high school students, teachers and the communities of 10 public schools in urban and suburban areas will comprise the new Long Island Sound Schools network, committing to the protection of local watersheds, the Sound and our one global ocean.
NOAA’s National Sea Grant College Program announced funding awards to Sea Grant programs across the country for new and ongoing projects enhancing community resilience, including support for two programs run by CT Sea Grant.
Learn about the inspiring journey of a mini sailboat, lessons from beaches and school aquariums and the unique geology of the Connecticut shoreline in the new Wrack Lines magazine. More good reading can be found in articles about the ocean literacy campaign and ocean identity research.
Interested in joining like-minded educators in protecting the Long Island Sound watershed and inspiring the next generation of stewards? Become part of the Long Island Sound (LIS) School network and make a commitment to the protection and conservation of local watersheds, LIS and our one global ocean.
Help SENEME celebrate 40 years at our upcoming conference on Oct. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Marine Science Magnet High School in Groton, CT!
The Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher program of Connecticut Sea Grant and the Long Island Sound Study will host a Long Island Sound Ecosystems Workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 9 at Hammonassett Beach State Park in Madison.
Two sessions of “The Long Island Sound in your Classroom” teacher workshop will be offered at the Steward B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge in Norwalk on July 21 and 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
UNESCO has established an international Group of Experts on Ocean Literacy, with 20 members from diverse disciplines, stakeholder groups, geographical regions, and with a focus on gender balance. The group includes CTSG Education Coordinator Diana Payne.
The CTSG Undergraduate Research Fellowship seeks to broaden participation of underrepresented/underserved students in marine and coastal professions by providing early career experience, training and mentorship. Applications due on March 13.