Children dipping small nets into water

Winter 2017

January 25, 2017 | Terri Kirby Hathaway

Find out what professional development opportunities are available for formal and nonformal educators this winter and spring. Also, read about summer camps at coastal locations with a marine science flavor. If you have activities you want to share with this community of North Carolina educators, contact Terri Kirby Hathaway at

Close up of transluscent and orange creature

Autumn 2016

September 7, 2016 | Terri Kirby Hathaway

In the Autumn 2016 issue of Scotch Bonnet, learn about naked sea butterflies, how to talk to your parents about climate change and available professional-development opportunities.

Group photo of girl scouts and resarchers

Spring 2016

June 13, 2016 | Terri Kirby Hathaway

The spring 2016 issue of Scotch Bonnet, learn about professional development opportunities available during the summer. Options include an inflatable whale classroom for your students.

For more information, or to contribute your own events, contact Terri Kirby Hathaway, North Carolina Sea Grant marine education specialist, at 252-475-5486 or