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SWMEA is a chapter of the National Marine Educators' Association (NMEA), and consists of individuals and organizations found in California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado. SWMEA connects aquarium and museum educators and teachers who are dedicated to the world of water and the production of high quality education materials. SWMEA provides a medium for the exchange of ideas and information, and teaching materials for its members.

Our mission is "to provide a forum for formal and informal educators to develop and exchange strategies to encourage learning and stewardship of marine and aquatic ecosystems."


Now available for download -
Fall 2017 - SWMEA Connection Newsletter

(Adobe PDF file - 259 KB)


The SWMEA chapter of NMEA will be hosting the NMEA conference in Long Beach in 2018! Check out our conference logo and watch the promotional video.

NMEA 2018 from NMEA18 Conference on Vimeo.


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