"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 to make our students the most Ocean Literate in the country.
The goals of the LCSD Ocean Literacy Initative are to:
While starting at a local level, we hope that Lincoln County will serve as a model for Oregon, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond.
Questions? Comments? Do you need support implementing Ocean Literacy projects in your classroom? Contact Sara Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org.