Learn what NOAA Education accomplished in 2018

March 25, 2019

Did you know that in fiscal year 2018, NOAA's education programs reached more than 2.6 million youth and adults? Or that 3,310 postsecondary students were trained through NOAA-funded higher education programs? It's true! You can read about these efforts and many more in the 2018 NOAA Education Accomplishments Report.

That's what a shrimp looks like with its head on? Students observe the animals caught aboard the E/V Discovery in the ACE Basin National Estuarine Research Reserve.

"This year, we focused on the places and faces of NOAA Education," said Louisa Koch, Director of NOAA Education. “Our programs extended their reach to new communities, connecting across languages, cultures, and regions. I’m proud of what we were able to accomplish as an agency.”

In sixteen stories and dozens of highlights, you can learn the full scope of NOAA Education. The accomplishments in this report were submitted by members of the NOAA Education Council. The report describes progress toward the goals in the NOAA Education Strategic Plan. To learn more, check out NOAA Education accomplishments.