"Coordinate with the Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon Coast Aquarium, Marine Discovery Tours, and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to align science curriculum, giving LCSD students an opportunity to be the best prepared oceanic science students in the country."

Lincoln County School District Strategic Plan 2012-2017


Lincoln County is fortunate to not only be a beautiful coastal area but to also have an immense number of marine industries, scientists and educational institutions. The Lincoln County School District recognizes that this is a unique asset that has not always been utilized fully to benefit students. Partnerships were created to remedy this lost opportunity and a shared vision was formed.

Our Mission is to make local coastal environments and communities the integrating context for learning across all grades and subjects.

The goals of the LCSD Ocean Literacy Initiative are to:
  • Create global stewards by connecting students to the ocean through curriculum related to the natural and human community they live in
  • Give educators and administrators the support, resources, and professional development necessary to provide high-quality instruction in ocean content
  • Sustain partnerships with community partners that reflect the science, tourism, fishing, and other industries in our area so students may better apply their understanding of concepts

While starting at a local level, we hope that Lincoln County will serve as a model for Oregon, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond.




Recent Announcements

  • "Year of the Vaquita" final unit now online Yesterday morning, the Oregon Coast Aquarium's Oceanscape Network posted the final piece of our YEAR OF THE VAQUITA program, a cooperative effort with WhaleTimes and NOAA/Southwest Fisheries with ...
    Posted Dec 12, 2017, 9:59 AM by Sara Roberts - Oregon Coast Aquarium
  • Out of School Days at Hatfield Marine Science Center Friday, February 2 and Monday, February 5Students 5-12 years of age from Lincoln County School District are invited to register for our first ever “No School Days” on ...
    Posted Dec 12, 2017, 9:53 AM by Sara Roberts - Oregon Coast Aquarium
  • R/V Falkor Ship to Shore Classroom A team of researchers from the University of Hawaii and Pacific Northwest researchers are currently at sea on the R/V Falkor, studying the submarine volcanoes of Tonga. For the ...
    Posted Nov 28, 2017, 11:36 AM by Sara Roberts - Oregon Coast Aquarium
  • January teacher workshop at OCA: Diving into Oregon's Kelp Forests Diving into Oregon's Kelp Forests - January 27, 2018Newport, OregonTarget audience: Grades 6-8 Though invisible to people without the aid of a boat or SCUBA gear, kelp ...
    Posted Nov 27, 2017, 9:39 AM by Sara Roberts - Oregon Coast Aquarium
  • Upcoming Coast STEM Hub workshops The Oregon Coast STEM Hub is committed to connecting educators with professional development opportunities that will engage, inspire, and strengthen STEM education in our region.  Explore the many workshops available ...
    Posted Nov 22, 2017, 10:52 AM by Sara Roberts - Oregon Coast Aquarium
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