UL Innovative Education Award

In August 2016, the Coastal Explorers Field School was one of the top three winners of the UL Innovative Education Award– a first-of-its-kind initiative designed to invest in environmental and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education, sustainable communities, and youth empowerment.  The Coastal Explorers Field School was selected “for embracing E-STEM to inspire the next generation of business leaders, engineers, inventors, researchers and scientists”.  The award and its associated funding prize will allow Coastal Explorers to continue our efforts to bring greater ocean education into the schools of Newfoundland and Labrador through experiential learning and community-based projects, and to reach a greater number of youth.  The award is jointly offered by UL (Underwriters Laboratories) and by the North American Association for Environmental Education and we are very grateful for their support!