Lead Inspiration - Jacqui Stanley
Educator, and passionate diver, underwater photographer, writer, illustrator, speaker and supporter of several marine societies, Jacqui gives frequent presentations, workshops, and seminars at schools, libraries and conferences nationally and internationally. She specializes in making the marine environment relevant to all ages in all content areas, but in particular through art.
Jacqui has a BA from the University of Western Australia and an MLA from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. She completed educator certification at Western Washington University where she is a member of the Woodring College of Education Advisory Board.
She is a passionate and happy educator teaching English Language Arts and Science and Art at Yorkshire Academy in Houston, Texas.
Jacqui serves on the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council in the Education Seat, and is committed to promoting education and knowledge about this very special place, and all our National Marine Sanctuaries.
Memberships and Affiliations
Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary: www.flowergarden.noaa.gov
Ocean Artists Society: www.oceanartistssociety.org
National Marine Education Association: www.marine-ed.org
National Council of Teachers of English: www.ncte.org
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators: www.scbwi.org
Diver’s Alert Network: www.diversalertnetwork.org
The Australian and New Zealand Organization of Texas: www.tanzot.org
Ocean Networks Canada www.neptunecanada.ca
Ocean Works International Inc. www.oceanworks.com
Neutral Buoyancy Lab www.jsc.nasa.gov