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Job Opportunity, Ocean Education National Geographic

National Geographic is looking to hire a Program Specialist in Ocean Education.  This position will aid in the creation of new marine science curriculum for classroom teachers and informal educators, handle logistics for our multi-day Teacher Academy each summer, assist in the organization and access to ocean education materials on education department website, and potentially conduct outreach to educators on NGEP education programs at conferences. Ocean education materials produced in NGEP will range from complete curricula, to collections of lesson plans, activities, teaching posters, family guides, videos, toolkits, and other resources. Complete job description.

Job Opportunity – Shipboard Educators/Crew, Maryland

The Living Classrooms Foundation is a non-profit educational organization in Baltimore, MD that provides hands-on, interdisciplinary learning programs in challenging environments for students of all ages and backgrounds.  They are currently seeking individuals for the positions of Mate, On-board Educational Coordinator, and Science Educators.
Details online

NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco Opens Facebook Page

Dr. Jane Lubchenco, NOAA Administrator, has established a Facebook page to connect a growing online community of constituents, partners and citizens around the world to NOAA news, people, information and initiatives as they happen. On Dr. Lubchenco’s Facebook page, you’ll find updates, videos and photos, and a host of new features to come in the weeks and months ahead. Visit

RESCHEDULED: COASTSWEEP Beach Cleanup at Scusset Beach, Massachusetts

Due to bad weather forecast for Saturday, this event has been RESCHEDULED for Sunday October 25

Please join the New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA) and Capt. John Boats for a beach cleanup at Scusset Beach this Sunday, October 25, 9-11:00AM 140 Scusset Beach Rd, Buzzards Bay MA. This cleanup effort is part of Coastsweep, the beach-wide cleanup effort by the State.  This cleanup effort is a family event where everyone can participate and have good CLEAN fun!  NECWA staff and biologists from Capt. John Boats out of Plymouth will also provide a beach walk for those interested in learning more about our seashore. Dress for the weather. All cleanup materials will be provided including plastic bags, plastic gloves, data sheets, pencils and clipboards. Meet at the parking lot at Scusset Beach on Cape Cod Bay.
For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Carol “Krill” Carson at 508-566-0009/