National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The education mission of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is to "advance environmental literacy and promote a diverse workforce in ocean, coastal, Great Lakes, weather, and climate sciences, encouraging stewardship and increasing informed decision making for the nation."




 National Sea Grant College Program


Promotes better understanding, conservation and use of America’s coastal resources.

 Office of Education   Implements and manages scholarship programs aimed at fostering American competitiveness in science by providing quality educational opportunities for the next generation, and also offers competitive grant programs at the national and regional level to promote environmental literacy efforts through collaboration with external partners.
Teacher at Sea Program   Provide teachers hands-on, real-world research experience working at sea with world-renowned NOAA scientists, thereby giving them unique insight into oceanic and atmospheric research crucial to the nation.
 National Ocean Service Education   Building ocean, coastal, and climate literacy for students and educators.