Presenter: Nicole Killebrew, The Seattle Aquarium
Primary audience: Informal educators and stakeholders
Date/time: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015, 5pm EDT (2pm PDT)
Nicole Killebrew will share the integrated approach the Seattle Aquarium uses to convene educational outreach and scientific expertise around ocean acidification. This webinar will address best practices for Ocean Acidification interpretation including a pilot presentation called Visualizing Change. She will also explore current efforts to build capacity around strategic framing communication skills among scientists and educators, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE pH Sensor competition and the importance of using narrative to improve ocean literacy.
About the Speaker:
Nicole Killebrew is the Interpretation Coordinator and a Scientific Diver at the Seattle Aquarium where she has worked for 13 years. She provides training and supervisory support to interpretation volunteers and staff. Nicole serves as a Regional Leader with the National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI) where she collaboratively develops and facilitates Regional Workshops on research-based communication strategies across the country. With support from the NSF Climate Change Education Partnership program, NNOCCI’s goal is to establish a national network of professionals who are skilled in communicating climate science to the American public. Nicole holds a BS degree in Marine Biology and a MS degree in Ecological Literacy, Outdoor Leadership and Environmental Education.