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2015 2035 Education Strategic Plan

LEADERSHIP: NOAA Education Publishes Updated Strategic Plan

We are pleased to announce the release of the 2015 – 2035 NOAA Education Strategic Plan: Advancing NOAA’s Mission through Education. In a truly collaborative fashion, NOAA educators, staff, and leadership combined efforts with the broader education and resource management community, nongovernmental organizations, teachers,and interested citizens to produce this document. We are grateful for the input we received and we look forward to working with you to implement this blueprint for NOAA’s future work in education...(read more)


Citizen Science at the White House

CITIZEN SCIENCE:NOAA Education Participates in GLOBE Program Annual Meeting.

The NOAA Office of Education was pleased to participate in the 19th GLOBE Annual Partner Meeting and the 3rd Student Research Exhibition.  This international event, which took place 19-24 July in the city of Los Angeles, provided a chance for its 225 participants to reflect on and celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the GLOBE Program.... (read more)


Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

OUTREACH:On Thursday, April 23, 2015 the annual “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day”

The annual “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" was celebrated and NOAA offices around the country participated in this annual event. In the Washington, DC metropolitan area, more than 600 children registered and participated in the event at NOAA headquarters in Silver Spring, MD, College Park, MD; Suitland, MD; and Germantown, MD.... (read more)


201503 FAMU Summer Camp at Gulf Specimen Lab

STUDENTS:Hollings Alumni Spotlight 'NOAA Corps Officers'

Several Hollings Undergraduate Scholars have progressed into exciting careers with the NOAA Corps after completing their degrees. These Hollings alumni have built a strong foundation of scientific and leadership skills while advancing mission critical research and traveling the world’s oceans. NOAA Corps Officers are trained in ocean sciences, meteorology, engineering, as well as other NOAA-related fields, and play a critical role in NOAA’s scientific and environmental missions... (read more)



GRANTEE: NOAA Center for Atmospheric Sciences (NCAS) Hosts Weather Camps to Inspire and Develop the Next Generation of Atmospheric Scientists

If you ask most meteorologists or atmospheric scientists, they will tell you that they spent most of their adolescence fascinated by the weather. These are the kids who are glued to The Weather Channel or get inspired while visiting their local forecast office for Career Day. Did you know that there is a growing network of Weather Camps around the country which provide unique and exciting opportunities for these weather interested students?...(read more)