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

SCUTES Educator Workshop
USFWS Presquile National Wildlife Refuge
Chester, VA
September 13, 2014 @ 8 am - 3 pm

The goal of this workshop is to introduce new SCUTES educators to the educational kits and elementary level activities. Educators will participate in the activities, and are welcome to provide any constructive feedback. Each teacher will receive a SCUTES cd that contains all the lesson plans and various handouts.

For a preview of the lesson plans and activities, please visit:

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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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