Your NMEA membership opens the door for you to network with like-minded professionals all over the world, working to advance marine science education.
We educate and inspire people to understand and value their relationship with the ocean and all watersheds, so that they can make informed choices about their behavior.
We cherish the camaraderie among our members, building strong, lasting professional and personal relationships among colleagues who share common goals.
“The professional connections I've made through NMEA have made a lasting positive impact on my career.”
~Tami Lunsford, Newark Charter School, NJ
Membership in NMEA provides the following additional benefits:
Opportunity to apply for scholarships to attend the annual conference
Access to registration for the annual conference
Subscription to Current: The Journal of Marine Education
Access to the "Members Only" section of our website
Discounts at aquariums and science centers around the country
Opportunity to be nominated for member awards
Develop leadership skills by serving on the Board of Directors
Opportunity to join over 15 working committees within NMEA
Connect with a wide variety of experts in the field through private networking on our website
Membership Levels - Individuals
Professional working in and/or associated with the field of marine science education in the first three years of their career.
Professional working in and/or associated with the field of marine science education
Professional retired from the field of (or associated with) marine science education
Professional member for life
Membership Levels - Organizations
Non-profit organization or government agency whose goals are consistent with the goals of the National Marine Educators Association
For-profit organizations with fewer than 50 employees that supports the goals of the National Marine Educators Association
For-profit organization with 50 or more employees that supports the goals of the National Marine Educators Association