Welcome to the Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators!

The world of water awaits you...

The 2010 NAME conference is happening July 7th - 10th on the Oregon coast.

Click here for information about the 2010 NAME conference in Florence, Oregon.

Check out the "Sharing the Coast Conference", March 13th in Florence, Oregon.

NAME offers Mini-grants to marine and aquatic educators.

NOTE: The November mini-grant deadline is extended to Nov. 30th, 2009.

Learn more!

Pictures from the 2008 NAME conference

in Friday Harbor, Washington.

Check out the photos from the 2009 NAME conference in Vancouver, B.C.

The Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators (NAME) is a “family” of educators passionate about oceans and watersheds. We believe in the magic of the world of water and its ability to facilitate learning.

Our Goals...

~ Encourage professional growth by offering quality

workshops, conferences, field experiences, and in-

services in the Pacific Northwest;

~ Share information and education materials focused

on marine and aquatic environments and issues;

~ Promote the magic of water as a catalyst for learning.

NAME is a chapter of the National Marine Educators Association (NMEA), a non-profit organization that brings together those interested in the study and enjoyment of the world of water. Affiliated with the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), NMEA includes educators from pre-K through 12 classrooms, universities, aquariums, science centers, marine reserves and laboratories, businesses, agencies, and more!