Mr. J. Adam Frederick (email@example.com)
is an Education Specialist with Maryland Sea Grant Extension Program
within the University System of Maryland. In his 14th year with Sea Grant, he serves as an education collaborator at the Center of Marine Biotechnology at the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute in the Baltimore, MD, which serves 3rd to 12th grade students and teachers and with the National Aquarium in Baltimore Conservation Education department in aquaculture projects that promote restoration. With colleagues at MD Sea Grant, Mr. Frederick develops interactive lessons for the Maryland Sea Grant website and is the co-editor of The Headwater newsletter. Signature education programs include the Chesapeake Teacher Research Fellowship that gives middle school and high school teachers the opportunity to work along side research scientists and the Aquaculture in Action program that places aquaculture systems into the formal classroom as tool for teaching science. He received his B.S. in Biology/Education from Slippery Rock University, PA and an M.S. in Environmental Biology from Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. Prior to his work at MD Sea Grant Mr. Frederick taught biology, chemistry, and environmental science at Walkersville High School in Frederick County Public Schools, Maryland. In his 22 years of education experience he has been awarded the Tandy Technology Scholars Teaching Award, the Non-Traditional Teaching Award from the Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association, and the James Centorino Award from the National Marine Educators Association. Mr. Frederick has served as the President of the Sea Grant Education Network, the Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association, and is now the current President-Elect of the National Marine Educators Association.
Dr. Laura Murray (firstname.lastname@example.org)
leads environmental science education
at the Horn Point Laboratory (HPL
As a scientist and an educator, she links science education to HPL's
world-class research. Laura teaches courses, workshops and seminars for
teachers, works with undergraduate interns, and leads a submerged
aquatic vegetation restoration program that involves teachers, students
and the general public. She received a B.S. in Marine Science and a
M.S. in Science Education from the University of West Florida and a
Ph.D. in Wetlands Ecology from the College of William and Mary. She
taught high school science for five years and undergraduate biology for
12 years (Salisbury University).
Ms. Donna Stotts (email@example.com)
is the Environmental Education Specialist at the Horn Point Laboratory (HPL
) Environmental Science Education (ESE
Center, and oversees K-12 student programs including summer programs
and school field trips throughout the year. She received a B.S. in Biology from
Millersville University of Pennsylvania, and an M.S. in Environmental Education from Nova Southeastern University, FL. Donna has been working with the Horn Point Laboratory Environmental Science Education Program to develop activities that incorporate science research conducted by laboratory scientists into hands-on activities for middle and high school students. She is also a nationally certified trainer for
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, both of which are listed by the National Diffusion Network as "Educational Programs That Work."
Dr. Cathlyn Stylinski (firstname.lastname@example.org)
directs the Appalachian Laboratory
Environmental Science Education (ALESE) program. This program targets
teacher professional development with a current focus on geographic
information systems (GIS) and stream ecology. The ALESE program also
develops education and outreach projects, including an award-winning
video for the classroom on the use of GIS and remote sensing in
ecological research. Cat holds a B.S. in video and film production and
a M.S. in biology from San Diego State University and a Ph.D. in
ecology from University of California Davis. In addition to her
professional background in broadcast video, she has experience
developing K-12 instructional materials and teaching undergraduate
students and K-12 educators.
Ms. Jacqueline U. Takacs (email@example.com)
is a Marine Specialist with Maryland Sea Grant Extension Program
within the University System of Maryland. Based at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL
she trains teachers and citizens on environmental issues of the
Chesapeake Bay and provides technical assistance for aquaculture and
pond management programs. Jackie also develops interactive lessons
for the Maryland Sea Grant website and publishes the Maryland Sea Grant Schools Network Newsletter
with Adam Frederick. She received a B.S. in Life Sciences (Marine
Biology) and a M.S. in Marine, Environmental and Estuarine Sciences
from the University of Maryland.