Four recent college graduates will serve as educators for students, teachers and the general public as 2020-21 Marine Education Fellows with UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant.
During the 50-week fellowship, they learn about a variety of marine science topics from UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant and then begin teaching field, lab and discussion classes. They gain experience in marine science education, husbandry, program development and volunteer coordination and also have an opportunity to participate in professional development activities.
The fellows began their training in early September to prepare for school groups expected to visit the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium throughout the year.
This year’s fellows are: