David Boughton, Maritime Education Specialist, joined PASG in 2006 to facilitate the shipboard education program and has been full-time since 2009. He has coordinated a variety of educational programs including underwater robotics, College for Kids Presque Isle Summer Field Studies, and Robotics Workshops. He has also led the effort to develop the Lake Erie Science Project, Project Fly, Passport2Anywhere, and the Tall Ship program. Boughton has an undergraduate degree in Recreation and Park Management from Penn State University, a master’s degree in Education from the College of Notre Dame, a Pennsylvania state teaching certification in secondary science and history, and thirteen years of classroom experience in K-12 education. He also has fifteen years federal experience in Recreation and Park Management and Environmental Education with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Park Service.