REEF Educator in the Field Fellowship: Roatan, Honduras

Reef Environmental Education Foundation
Roatan, Honduras
Job Category
Fellowships & Scholarships
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
The Fellowship recipient is expected to actively participate in all aspects of REEF programming during the REEF Field Survey Trip, including: • Conduct fish surveys while diving or snorkeling • Achieve REEF Experience Level 2 by achieving at least 80% on a 25-question fish ID quiz • Attend daily fish ID classes taught by the REEF Trip Leader • Participate in other group activities facilitated by REEF, as applicable After the REEF Field Survey Trip, Fellows participate in activities designed to promote continued engagement with marine conservation and education, including: • Contribute content for “Educator in the Field” feature in REEF newsletter • Create a presentation or other media reflecting on your Fellowship experience, to share with colleagues, students, and future scholars • Implement relevant REEF lessons into curriculum • Fellows also take on a one-year leadership commitment to support REEF education initiatives as a member of the Education Advisory Panel. Fellows may be asked to participate in online meetings, share feedback, serve as mentors to other educators, and provide feedback in stakeholder groups. * Application will be posted on website on 1/1/23*
• Be a member of REEF. To create a REEF profile online, please join for free. • Must be a teacher (elementary or secondary level) or educator (actively engaged in an education program at an institution or environmental organization, such as an aquarium, science center, or relevant non-profit organization) • Must have a passport, or be able to obtain a passport • Available to participate in person and fully for the duration of the REEF Field Survey Trip, plus any additional travel days required to get to/from the trip destination • Ability to purchase travel insurance (recommended) • Ability to purchase dive insurance if SCUBA diving (required) • Passion for marine conservation, education, and the environment • Interest in learning how scientific research is conducted • Desire to improve environmental or science education • Commitment to engaging your students/audience in REEF programs
Contact Person
Hilary Penner
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