Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association

is an organization of people whose common goal is to improve education about all aspects of marine and aquatic environments. Members come from Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, the District of Columbia, and beyond. We represent many institutions, organizations and programs. MAMEA is a regional chapter of the National Marine Educators Association (NMEA).

Congratulations to the newly elected MAMEA Board officers for 2014/15!

President-Elect: Andy Gould
Treasurer: Jackie Takacs
DC Representative: Trish Mace
DE Representative: Chris Petrone
VA Representative: Jaclyn Beck

Collaborations on the Coast
Bald Head Island Conservancy
Bald Head Island, NC

Feburary 28 - March 1, 2015

Hosted by the BHI Conservancy, a 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to barrier island conservation, preservation, and education, this conference will provide opportunities for teachers of all kinds to bring sea turtles, citizen science, and new techniques into their respective classrooms. Climate change tools, STEM, and volunteer programs are just a few of the exciting topics that will be covered in round table discussions.

Conference activities will also include bird watching, a green building tour, stargazing, and a nocturnal island adventure. Dinner, breakfast, and light snacks will be provided. More info.


MAMEA's Sherry Rollins receives NMEA 2014 Outstanding Teacher Award
The National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) honored Sherry Rollins of Peasley Middle School in Gloucester, Virginia, with its 2014 Outstanding Teacher Award. The presentation took place on July 24, 2014, before a crowd of over 300 educators at the Association’s annual conference. Read more.

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