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ACES: Signals of Spring Teacher trainings on ACES curriculum, which approaches science in a marine context, using satellite data to explain movements of animals in the ocean. Includes National Marine Sanctuaries information.  Y  N  N N    7-12  ACES, Animals in Curriculum-based Ecosystem Studies, birds, Classroom Resources, conservation, curricula, curriculum, earth science, ecosystem, fish, food web, life science, marine mammals, marine science, NASA, National Marine Sanctuaries, NOAA, ocean literacy, ocean processes, ocean science, plankton, remote sensing, research skills, satellite tracking, seabirds, seals, sea turtles, Signals of Spring, technology
Adopt a Stream Foundation Learn about NW ecology and interactive/experiential teaching techniques in streams, wetlands and forests at the NW Stream Center. Clock hours and college credit available.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  Adopt A Stream, aquatic insects, aquatic vegetation, CEUs, Classroom Resources, clock hours, college credit, Everett, Field Activities, insects, mapping, North Creek, Northwest Stream Center, plants, river, salmon, stewardship, stream, Streamkeeper Academy, water quality, watershed, wetlands
Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program Ten month fellowship in Washington D.C. as Congressional or agency staff, including NOAA.  N  N  Y Y    K-12  Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program, Congress, fellowships, NOAA, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington D.C.
American Geophysical Union GIFT Workshops Attend the workshop to learn about the latest geoscience research, explore new classroom activities for your students, visit exhibits and technical sessions and participate in hands on activities.  N  N  Y N    K-12  AGU, American Geophysical Union, climate change, Geophysical Information for Teachers, geosciences, GIFT, sciences, STEM
American Meterological Society K-13 Education Initiatives Pre-college peer teacher programs on oceanic & atmospheric sciences in your region or nationally.  Y  Y  Y N    K-12  American Meteorological Society, atmospheric sciences, climate change, diversity, marine sciences, multicultural, oceanography, ocean sciences, pre-college, summer workshops, underrepresented groups
American Museum of Natural History: Seminars on Science Program offers online, for credit, graduate courses in the life, earth, and physical sciences. Course offerings change; check website for current listings related to West Coast marine topics.  Y  N  N N    K-12  American Museum of Natural History, climate change, earth, environmental sciences, evolution, fish, graduate, life, ocean sciences, physical, physics, science standards, Seminars on Science, sharks, water
Burke Museum Offers teacher workshops in the natural sciences, often including marine topics.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  Burke Museum, Classroom Resources, Field Activities, fish, marine invertebrates, Mt. Rainier, native american, natural history museum, shells, University of Washington, UW, whales
Consortium for Ocean Leadership: Deep Earth Academy Work at COL for one year to develop curriculum, find workshops to attend, go on a research cruise.  N  N  Y Y    K-12  Classroom Resources, COL, Consortium for Ocean Leadership, curriculum development, Deep Earth Academy, fellowship, fellowships, homeschool, Joides Resolution, marine science, ocean drilling, ocean science, research cruise, School of Rock, Teacher at Sea
Cool School Challenge Free teacher training workshops to introduce teachers to infusing climate change into their curricula.  N  Y  N N    7-12  C02 emissions, CEUs, Classroom Resources, climate change, Cool School Challenge, curricula, curriculum, EALRs, Funding Sources, greenhouse gases, Puget Sound Energy, workshop
COSEE Coastal Trends Program offers paid summer workshops and research experiences in Maryland, as well as online ocean science curricula and activities.  Y  N  Y Y    K-12  aquatic food webs, bacteria, Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence, chemistry, Classroom Resources, climate change, coastal, COSEE Coastal Trends, curricula, curriculum, ecology, ecosystems, energy, environmental science, evolution, fish, marine science, Maryland, ocean literacy principles, oceanography, ocean science, OLP, physics, plankton, sea level rise, standards, STEM Institute
COSEE: Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence Twelve centers throughout the U.S. offer online regional and international marine education resources and opportunities for teachers to collaborate with scientists to further ocean literacy.  Y  Y  Y Y    K-12  Alaska, California, Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence, Classroom Resources, climate change, Coastal Trends, College of the Environment, COSEE, curricula, curriculum, engineering, Florida, freshwater, fresh water, Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico, Maryland, Networked Ocean World, New England, Ocean Inquiry Project, Ocean Learning Communities, ocean observing data, oceanography, Ocean Systems, OLC, Oregon, Pacific Partnerships, photographs, Seattle Aquarium, SouthEast, stewardship, technologies, technology, TEK, University of Washington, urban, UW, UW College of Education, Washington state, West
DataStream Atmosphere Learn how to use real-time weather to teach science, math and technology.  Y  N  N N    K-12  American Meteorological Society, DataStream Atmosphere, math, meteorology, minorities, minority groups, NOAA, science, technology, underrepresented, underserved, weather
DLESE Search DLESE for online professional development opportunities in a multitude of marine and earth science areas.  Y  Y  Y Y    K-12  curricula, curriculum, Digital Library for Earth System Education, DLESE, earth sciences, marine sciences, oceanography, Professional Development
E3 Washington Explore the E3 site for regional events, job and professional development and networking opportunities.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  conferences, E3 Washington, EEAW, environmental education, Environmental Education Association of Washington, field trips
Earth & Space Research Check under Outreach & Education for regional professional development opportunities.  Y  Y  Y N    K-12  arctic, career fairs, Classroom Resources, climate, climate change, conservation, Earth & Space Research, ESR, marine mammals, marine science, oceanography, polar, research, research institute, science, science fairs, technology
Earthwatch Institute Apply for summer and school-year awards and fellowships to participate in Earthwatch Expeditions worldwide. Communicate from the field with your classroom in the Live from the Field program.  N  N  N Y    K-12  Classroom Resources, conservation, Earthwatch Educator Fellowship, Earthwatch Institute, environmental education, fellowships, Live from the Field, research, school year, summer programs
Facing the Future Seattle-based organization offers workshops, conferences, and consulting on regional and global issues, some marine.  Y  Y  Y N    K-12  biodiversity, Classroom Resources, climate change, EALRs, ecosystems, environmental education, Facing the Future, sustainability
FOR SEA Institute of Marine Science Provides free teacher trainings on marine science topics.  N  Y  N Y    1-12  Classroom Resources, fish, FOR SEA Institute of Marine Science, Indianola, Kitsap Peninsula, Puget Sound, salmon, whale
Friends of the San Juans Offers workshops for various audiences on regional marine issues.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  coastal, conservation, fish, Friends of the San Juans, marine debris, pollution, salmon, San Juan Islands, stewardship, stormwater, tribal
Homewaters Project Features teacher trainings on a variety of watershed and ecosystem topics.  N  Y  N Y    4-10  clock hours, EALRs, ecosystem, Field Activities, Homewaters Project, IslandWood, mapping, Seattle, Shoreline, Thorton Creek, watershed
International Pacific Marine Educators Network Join educators throughout the Pacific at ocean literacy conferences; online participation also available.  Y  N  Y Y    K-12  climate change, conference, fisheries, International Pacific Marine Educators Network, ocean literacy, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, women in science
Lake Roosevelt National Park Find classroom speakers, field activities and teacher trainings on diverse topics including watershed health, salmon life cycles, fur trade, tribal culture and geologic history of eastern Washington.  Y  Y  N Y    K-12  books, Classroom Resources, clock hours, Columbia River, Department of Fish and Wildlife, eastern Washington, Field Activities, fish, fur trade, geologic history, geology, Healthy People, Healthy Water, Lake Roosevelt National Park, National Park Service, NatureMapping, Project: Wild Salmon, Project WET, Project Wild Salmon, puppets, River Mile Institute, scholarships, Spokane, Traveling Trunks, tribal, tribes, videos, WA education standards, Washington education standards, water quality monitoring, watershed
Lawrence Hall of Science Marine Activities, Resources & Education (MARE) Located in California, the MARE program offers a host of information about ocean sciences including online guides to West Coast marine habitats, field trip tips, webinars and professional development.  Y  Y  Y Y    K-12  beach, Classroom Resources, climate change, curricula, curriculum, ecosystems, freshwater, intertidal, island habitats, Lawrence Hall of Science Marine Activities, MARE, marine, ocean literacy, Ocean Literacy Principles, ocean sciences, OLP, ponds, Resources & Education, wetlands
Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery Complex Offers workshops on specific natural resources curricula.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  Classroom Resources, ecology, ecosystem, Entiat, Field Activities, fish hatchery, Icicle Creek, Leavenworth, Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery Complex, Nasikelt River, natural resource management, salmon, watersheds, Wenatchee
Lesley University: The Ecological Teaching and Learning Program at Lesley Earn an Ms. in ecological education or take an 18-month field experience/distance learning class.  Y  Y  Y Y    K-12  bioregions, diversity, drawing, ecology, ecosystem, environmental, ETL, field sketching, field work, journaling, Lesley University, literacy, Master of Science in Ecological Teaching and Learning, sustainability, The Ecological Teaching and Learning Program at Lesley
NASA Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project Provides one-year fellowship to take online graduate courses related to STEM; courses often include marine themes.  Y  N  N N    K-12  Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project, fellowships, NASA, STEM
National Environmental Education Foundation: Classroom Earth For teachers of all subject areas: online courses require participants to integrate local environmental needs and contexts into course assignments.  Y  N  N N    9-12  Barlett Environmental Education Award, Classroom Earth, culturally diverse audiences, environmental education, Funding Sources, National Environmental Education Foundation, NEEF, underrepresented groups
National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) NMEA brings together educators interested in marine topics worldwide through conferences, publications and its Web site.  N  N  Y Y    K-12  conferences, Current, NAME, National Marine Educators Association, NMEA, Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators, ocean literacy, scholarships, Scuttlebutt
National Science Teachers Association Fill in directed keywords for revolving information on marine topics in the Pacific Northwest and professional development opportunities.  Y  Y  Y Y    K-12  classroom resources, general science, National Science Teachers Association, New Science Teacher Academy, NSTA, ocean, Science Matters Network, Web seminars
National Wildlife Refuge System: Washington state Some refuges offer teacher trainings; click on specific refuge for information.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  Classroom Resources, Columbia, Conboy, conservation, Copalis, Dungeness, ecosystem, Field Activities, fish, Flattery Rocks, Franz Lake, Grays Harbor, Julia Butler Hansen, Lewis and Clark, Little Pend Oreille, marine debris, marine mammals, McNary, national wildlife refuges, National Wildlife System, Nisqually, Pierce, plants, pollution, Protection Island, Quillayute Needles, Ridgefield, Saddle Mountain, salmon, San Juan Islands, seabirds, Steigerwald Lake, Toppenish, tribes, Turnbull, Umatilla, Washington state national wildlife refuges, wildlife habitat, Willapa
NOAA Education Office Occasionally offers information on workshops, field activities and Web-based professional development.  Y  Y  Y Y    K-12  Classroom Resources, climate change, fisheries, marine mammals, marine sanctuaries, marine science, meteorology, navigation, NOAA, NOAA Education Office, sanctuaries, sanctuary, satellites, Sea Grant, tsunamis, weather, whales
NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries Offers workshops and conferences on a variety of marine topics.  N  Y  Y Y    K-12  Classroom Resources, conference, Field Activities, marine education workshop, National Marine Sanctuaries, National Marine Sanctuary, Ocean for Life, olympic coast national marine sanctuary, Professional Development, workshops
NOAA Ocean Explorer Offers regional and online workshops to engage educators in learning more about ocean exploration.  Y  Y  Y N    K-12  marine science, NOAA, NOAA Ocean Explorer, ocean exploration, ocean literacy, ocean science, Okeanos Explorer, technology, workshops
NOAA Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Offers teacher trainings and workshops on marine ecology and ocean science.  N  Y  N Y    4-5  Classroom Resources, coast, conservation, Field Activities, marine mammals, National Marine Sanctuary,Ocean Shores, NOAA, Olympic coast, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, Port Angeles, Puget Sound, sanctuary, seabirds, Seattle Aquarium, shipwrecks, speakers, undersea research
NOAA Teacher At Sea Program Apply to go on a research cruise aboard one of NOAA’s 19 research vessels.  N  N  N Y    K-12  fisheries, mapping, marine biology, NOAA, NOAA Teacher at Sea, physical oceanography, research cruise, seafloor, Teacher at Sea
Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association Offers teacher training workshops to accompany NSEA's classroom and field programs.  N  Y  N Y    4-12  Bellingham, Blaine, Classroom Resources, ecology, Ferndale, Field Activities, habitat restoration, invasive species, Lynden, Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association, Nooksack SEA, NSEA, plants, salmon, Sehome, Skagit, Squalicum, stewardship, streams, water quality, watershed, Whatcom County
North Cascades Institute Features classes on a variety of environmental education topics; M.Ed and Citizen Science projects are also offered.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  Citizen Science, Classroom Resources, climate change, clock hours, credit, environmental education, Field Activities, Funding Sources, Huxley College of the Environment, Lake Chelan, M.Ed, Masters degree, Methow Valley, Mt. Baker, North Cascades, North Cascades Environmental Learning Center, North Cascades Institute, publications, San Juan Islands, scholarships, Seattle, Sedro-Wooley, water quality, Western Washington University
North Cascades National Park Spend a summer as a park ranger and bring your experiences to your classroom.  N  Y  N Y    K-8  Cascade Mountains, Cascades, Chelan County, classroom resources, Climate Challenge, climate change, curricula, curriculum, EALRs, EALRs, ecosystem, electronic field trip, Field Activities, fish, games, hydropower, Lake Chelan, national standards, Newhalem, North Cascades National Park, salmon, Skagit County, Skagit River, Spanish, state standards, Stehekin, Stehekin, watershed, Whatcom County
Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators (NAME) NAME brings together educators from the Pacific Northwest for workshops, conferences and field experiences to share information about the worlds of fresh and saltwater.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  conferences, NAME, National Marine Educators Association, NMEA, Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators, ocean literacy, Pacific Northwest
Ocean Futures Society Offers occasional teacher workshops on a variety of marine topics.  N  N  Y Y    K-12  biodiversity, curricula, curriculum, ecology, ecosystems, intertidal, Jean-Michel Cousteau, marine debris, marine sciences, Ocean Futures, ocean sciences, pollution, tidal, watersheds
Olympic Park Institute Two to four day inquiry-based field science training workshops at OPI's Lake Crescent facility.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  climate change, clock hours, coastal, EALRs, ecology, Elwa River, geology, intertidal, Lake Crescent, marine science, NatureBridge, ocean science, Olympic Mountains, Olympic National Park, Olympic Park Institute, Olympic Peninsula, overnight, plate tectonics, residential, stream ecology, tribes, water cyle, watershed
Pacific Education Institute Search site to learn how PEI can help with project-based learning for all ages and with Senior Culminating Projects.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  biodiversity, Classroom Resources, climate change, Culminating Projects, EALRs, environmental education, Field Activities, ocean literacy, Pacific Education Institute, pre-service, Project Learning Tree, Project WET, Project WILD, Puget Sound, Senior Culminating Projects, Shadow of the Salmon, stewardship, water quality, watershed
Pacific Science Center Check this link for changing professional development opportunities.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  Classroom Resources, EALRs, Field Activities, LASER, Pacific Science Center, workshops
Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Presents workshops on a variety of estuary-related topics.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  Classroom Resources, estuary, Field Activities, Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Skagit County, Skagit River, wildlife habitat, workshops
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Often features free teacher training workshops on various marine topics.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  aquarium, Classroom Resources, clock hours, EALRs, Field Activities, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Puget Sound, scholarships, Tacoma, watershed, workshops, zoo
Port Townsend Marine Science Center Offers workshops for teachers on approaches to inquiry-based learning in marine science.  N  Y  N Y    5-10  Admiralty Inlet, aquarium, Classroom Resources, coastal ecology, cruises, day programs, EALRs, Field Activities, Juan de Fuca, marine mammals, Port Townsend Marine Science Center, Puget Sound, residential programs, Strait of Juan de Fuca, summer camps, touch tank, whales
Salish Sea Expeditions Free training sessions aboard 61 ft. sailboat to introduce teachers to Salish Sea's field research program.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  at sea sampling, EALRs, Elliot Bay, Field Activities, field investigations, Funding Sources, low income school funding, marine science, oceanography, ocean science, overnight, Puget Sound, research cruise, sail, Salish Sea, Salish Sea Expeditions, Seattle, stormwater, Tacoma
San Juan Nature Institute Partners in Science Work with the institute to develop an inquiry-based field study program for your class.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  beach walks, biodiversity, Classroom Resources, estuaries, estuary, fish, Friday Harbor, Friday Harbor Labs, intertidal, natural history, plants, salmon, San Juan Institute Partners in Science, San Juan Islands, tidal, University of Washington, UW, wetlands
SEA: Service, Education, Adventure Offers boat-based workshops on watershed/marine topics, online grant writing, and service-learning curriculum development.  Y  Y  N Y    K-12  Adventure, Adventure, and Adventure, CEUs, Classroom Resources, Education, Education, Education & Adventure, Field Activities, grant writing, SEA, SEA: Service, Service, Service, Service Education, service learning, teacher training, watersheds
Seattle Aquarium Often offers marine-related workshops and online materials for teachers.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  aquarium, Classroom Resources, marine science, ocean science, Professional Development, Puget Sound, Seattle, Seattle Aquarium, workshops
Snohomish County Public Works: Surface Water Management: Calendar Check calendar for restoration and water quality workshops.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  pollution, Snohomish County, Snohomish County Public Works, stream, stream restoration, water quality
Society for Science & the Public Offers under-resourced science and math teachers funds and training to develop research projects with their students.  Y  N  N Y    9-12  fellowships, minorities, minority, Society for Science & the Public, SSP Fellowship, underrepresented, underserved
Teachers' Domain Site is a free digital media service for teachers from public broadcasting and its partners. Find media resources, classroom lessons, support materials and online professional development programs.  Y  N  N N    K-12  classroom resources, digital media, general science, media resources, national, standards, state, Teachers' Domain, Teachers Domain, teaching and learning strategies, tutorials, videos, workshop guides
The Bridge Provides information on a wide range of marine-related workshops and conferences.  Y  Y  Y N    K-12  Classroom Resources, Field Activities, Funding Sources, marine sciences, ocean literacy, ocean sciences, The Bridge
Thurston Conservation District: South Sound GREEN Provides numerous training opportunities for teachers participating in the GREEN program. Hear speakers and participate in hands-on curriculum training and field studies on watershed-related topics.  N  Y  N Y    4-12  aquatic insects, Field Activities, food webs, Griffin, habitats, Lacey, macroinvertebrates, nearshore, North Thurston, Olympia, pollution, rivers, salmon, shellfish, South Puget Sound, South Sound GREEN, streams, student congress, Summer Teacher Institute, Thurston Conservation District, Tumwater, water quality monitoring, watersheds
University of Washington: Summer Institute in Life Science Bring investigative science into the classroom with free hands-on inquiry training on life science topics, which often include marine subjects.  N  Y  N Y    K-8  biology, Department of Biology, ecology, life sciences, minorities, minority, Seattle, SILS, Summer Institute in Life Science, summer program, underrepresented groups, University of Washington, UW
University of Washington: UW in the High School Become trained to teach the fundamentals of ocean and atmospheric science to your high school students; information on the site's home page.  N  Y  N N    9-12  atmospheric sciences, Classroom Resources, marine science, oceanography, ocean science, University of Washington, UW, UW in the High School
Vancouver Water Resources Education Center Offers a variety of workshops and field trips on water resources each year.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  aquarium,clock hours, aquatic ecosystems, art, Classroom Resources, Columbia River, Columbia River, drinking water, EALRs, Field Activities, fish, GLEs, groundwater, Lewis and Clark, NatureMapping, service learning, surface water, tour, Vancouver, Vancouver Water Resources Education Center, wastewater, water quality, water reclamation, watershed, Watershed Monitoring Network, wetlands
Washington Department of Ecology Presents locally-focused teacher workshops on water quality curricula and activities.  N  Y  N N    K-12  Classroom Resources, Columbia River, Discover Wetlands, EALRs, estuaries, estuary, Field Activities, GLEs, groundwater, Healthy Water Healthy People, human health, Project Wet, Puget Sound, Spokane, stormwater, Washington Department of Ecology, water quality, watershed, wetlands, workshops
Washington NatureMapping Learn about regional data collection and ecology to use with your classroom.  N  Y  N Y    K-12  amphibians, biodiversity, birds, Classroom Resources, curricula, curriculum, diversity, ecosystems, estuaries, estuary, Field Activities, fish, habitats, mollusks, monitoring, NatureMapping, Nature Mapping, seabirds, Washington NatureMapping, Washington Nature Mapping, water quality, watershed, watersheds, wildlife
Washington Sea Grant Offers occasional workshops through Marine Advisory Service and education office; contact education staff for information.  N  Y  N N    K-12  aquaculture, ballast water, Classroom Activities, coastal communities, Field Activities, fisheries, fishing vessel safety, Funding Sources, habitat restoration, invasive species, invertebrates, marine science, National Ocean Sciences Bowl, NOAA Science Camp, ocean literacy, ocean science, oil spills, Orca Bowl, seabirds, Sea Grant, technology, University of Washington, UW, Washington Sea Grant, water quality, workshops