Educator Programs

Professional Development

We believe that when educators come together across disciplines and learning spaces, together they can transform how students experience learning. Our professional development opportunities support and host universities, public, charter, or private school districts, and informal institutions, and are grounded in theory, research, and best practices. The DoSeum is a convener of educators, a laboratory for research, and a resource for educators to take practices and materials back to their institutions.


upcoming educator events

Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA

Saturday, June 23, 2018
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Educators are invited join NOAA OER staff to learn more about the importance of ocean exploration and the current technologies used to explore the deep ocean. This 7-hour Professional Development will introduce standards-based, hands-on activities and other online resources that guide classroom teaching and learning. Ocean health, unique underwater habitats, underwater mapping and remotely-operated vehicles are just a few of the topics to be addressed. 

Registration is required and space is limited. Educators will receive the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Education Materials Collection Volume 1: Why Do We Explore? and Volume 2: How Do We Explore?, additional resources, a NOAA Ocean Exploration Certificate of Participation, continental breakfast, lunch, free parking and a $75 stipend will be provided. 


Educator Resources

The DoSeum provides  a variety of resources for educators, such as:

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