What is the purpose of the CMARS Workshop?
To promote environmental literacy among high school and middle school teachers and students by infusing ocean science educational materials into the existing curricula. During the workshop, program activities will be developed that are aligned with State and National Standards, and that meet the Middle and High School Assessment (MSA and HSA) requirements.
Who may participate in the CMARS Workshop?
Biology, Marine and Environmental Science teachers (grades 6 -12) will be recruited nationwide for participation in the workshop.
What are the expectations?
Teachers will be required to register for the workshop and the online follow-up sessions.
Teachers must complete both the 2 week workshop and monthly teleconference follow-up sessions to receive stipend.