Attention Educators!
Join Pennsylvania Sea Grant in a unique education and training opportunity for 2017-2018

This opportunity is limited to 10 teachers & application deadline is June 5, 2017


  • Combine Great Lakes experiential science education and service learning opportunities for grades 4-12
  • Qualify for up to $1450 in teacher stipends and funds to use for student field busing, classroom materials, substitute pay (must be approved in advance)
  • Receive teacher tested Great Lakes curriculum and stewardship project ideas related to multiple watershed water quality issues, food webs, wetland and habitat restoration, emerging contaminants, invasive species, and more 
  • Use the weekly Erie Times- "Newspapers in Education (NIE)" print newspaper insert and PA Sea Grant NIE page as a resource for students so they can stay up to date on Great Lakes and Lake Erie issues and share papers with their families 
  • Highlight your student projects in "NIE" pages throughout the year. 



  1. Must teach grades 4-12
  2. Completed application received by June 5, 2017
  3. Attend a full-day workshop in fall 2017
  4. Agree to conduct a school International Coastal Cleanup and data collection as one service-learning project in Sept/Oct, 2017
  5. Conduct a second service learning project
  6. Participate in a Great Lakes Awareness Day 


Marti Martz 

E-mail (preferred):

301 Peninsula Drive
Erie, PA 16505
814-217-9011 ext. 104


Main Office: Tom Ridge Environmental Center 301 Peninsula Dr., Suite 3 Erie, PA 16505 814-217-9011