Education Mission and Goals
mission is to promote awareness, appreciation and stewardship of the
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary through public education and
awareness, understanding, appreciation and stewardship of the Monterey
Bay National Marine Sanctuary through public education and conservation
MBNMS collaborates with organizations, agencies and individuals (regional
and nationwide) who share similar educational goals in order to
strengthen the effectiveness of MBNMS education efforts.
with or provide support to organizations that promote sanctuary educational
regularly to seek advice and support from the Sanctuary
Education Panel in planning and implementing sanctuary education
with staff of local, state and national marine education programs;
participate in regional or national meetings and conferences of marine
Provide public outreach through the development of exhibits, publications,
programs, events and services to educate the public about the Sanctuary.
Provide Sanctuary education for students and teachers through publications,
programs, events and services.
Support or collaborate with organizations that provide marine education
and water quality programs (on-site, outreach and teacher programs).
Develop an intern program to encourage direct participation in the MBNMS
program and extend existing limited resources. Support existing volunteer
programs that promote sanctuary educational goals.