Below is a list of the NOAA Teachers at Sea for the 2023 Field Season. Once they embark on their cruise, you can gain access to their logs which document their missions at sea and offer a wealth of information about the research being conducted as well as personal stories.
Enrique Arce-Larreta teaches seventh grade science and high school physics at West High School in Salt Lake City, UT. He will sail on a coastal pelagic species survey aboard NOAA Ship Reuben Lasker.
Lisa Carlson teaches fourth grade at Glenwood Elementary in Virginia Beach, VA. She will sail on a hake survey aboard NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada.
Jenny Gapp is a school librarian at Peninsula Elementary in Portland, OR. She will sail on a hake survey aboard NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada.
Laura Guertin teaches oceanography and earth science at Penn State Brandywine in Media, PA. She will sail on a pollock survey aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson.
Julie Hayes teaches life science, ecology, and STEM at Macon R-1 Middle School in Macon, MO. She will sail on a reef fish survey aboard NOAA Ship Pisces.
Giancarlo Malchiodi teaches English at Brooklyn Technical High School in Brooklyn, NY. He will sail on an ecosystem monitoring survey aboard NOAA Ship Henry B. Bigelow.
Martin McClure teaches third grade at Nokomis Elementary in Ukiah, CA. He will sail on a shark survey aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II.
Kiersten Newtoff teaches ecology, evolution, and environmental science at Montgomery College in Germantown, MD. She will sail on a groundfish survey aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II.
Elli Simonen teaches math and statistics at Special Music School in New York, NY. She will sail on a hydrographic survey aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather.
Gail Tang teaches mathematics at the University of La Verne in La Verne, CA. She will sail on a Hawaiian cetacean survey on NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette.
Germaine Thomas teaches oceanography, marine biology, and chemistry at Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School in Anchorage, AK. She will sail on a pollock survey aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson.