Claire Fackler

claire fackler

National Education Liaison

Claire Fackler has been working for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA)National Ocean Service since 1999.  Previous to that, she did contract work for the National Geographic Society, then moved to NOAA to assist in the education and outreach elements of the Sustainable Seas Expedition until 2001.  For the past 12 years, she has worked as the National Education Liaison for the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. Her work helps bring the ocean into America’s classrooms, as well as to inspire ocean and climate literacy and conservation through national marine sanctuaries. She works with various partners, such as National Geographic Society and the GLOBE Program on national and regional educational programs that enhance public awareness, understanding and appreciation of the marine environment.  In 2008, she developed a program called Ocean for Life that brought together students of diverse cultures and backgrounds to discover marine science, conservation, and how the ocean connects us all. Her role with the California Thank You Ocean campaign is to provide guidance on appropriate mechanisms for enhanced education and outreach.

Contact Information

Phone: 805-893-6429

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