Follow Katherine’s Progress
Katherine Leavitt of Eliot was among more than 1,000 students from Miami University who received degrees during fall commencement exercises Friday, December 14, 2018, at Millett Hall. Leavitt grad...Fall 2018
Eliot, Maine, resident Katherine Leavitt, a master's student in the Global Field Program from Miami University's Project Dragonfly, will travel to Belize in July 2016. Leavitt will study coral reef...Summer 2016
Eliot, Maine, resident Katherine Leavitt, a master's student in the Global Field Program from Miami University's Project Dragonfly, will travel to Baja in summer 2015. Leavitt will study the divers...Summer 2015
Eliot, Maine, resident Katherine Leavitt, a current master's student in the Global Field Program (GFP) from Miami University's Project Dragonfly, will travel to Australia in July 2018. Leavitt will...Summer 2018
Awards & Recognition
Eliot, Maine, resident Kate Leavitt from Miami University's Project Dragonfly has published an original article titled "Touch Tank Scientists: Diving Deeper with Inquiry" in Current, the journal fo...Winter 2018-2019
Activities & Affiliations
Katherine Leavitt accepted into master's degree program through Miami University's Project DragonflyEliot, Maine (03903), resident Katherine Leavitt was recently accepted into the Global Field Program (GFP) and will be taking classes toward a Master of Arts degree in Biology from Miami Universit...Spring 2016
Eliot, Maine, resident Katherine Leavitt has been applying the tools of science, education and conservation to become a leader in the conservation community. In mid-December 2018, Leavitt is expect...Fall 2018
Gulf of Maine Marine Education Association (GOMMEA)President, 2014-2016. GOMMEA is a regional network of educators committed to creating connections between educators, scientists, and the community to better understand the Gulf of Maine. I've been on the Board since 2009, and a member of our national organization since 2003. You can check us out at www.gommea.orgAdded by KatherineExpand ▾
New England Ocean Science Education CollaborativeChair-elect, 2018
Governing Council, 2010-present.
The New England Ocean Science Education Collaborative (NEOSEC) is a diverse networked collaboration of more than forty institutions from across New England, including aquariums, museums, universities, government entities and science and research centers. NEOSECs mission and collective purpose are to leverage New Englands extraordinary assets, to engage the public in understanding the vital connections between people and the ocean.
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Seacoast Science Center
Director of MissionFebruary 2016 - Present
As Director of Mission, I manage the Centers educational, interpretive and programmatic staff, aligning mission with educational philosophy and practice. This foundational responsibility is broken down into two components: driving vision of the education teams' mission and practice, and working externally with regional partners through collaborative projects, grants, and networks.
This position directly supervises the Centers education team: Program Manager (Camp Director), School and Group Programs Manager, and Visitor Services Manager, providing vision and support in development and implementation of all curriculum, training, and evaluation. Today, over 80,000 visitors and over 25,000 students participate in Center programs each year, including hands-on exploratory programs, classroom outreaches, and distance learning sessions.
Daily responsibilities include:
-Supervision of SSC Education department, including Camps, Visitor Services, and School/Group Programs
-Provide vision and support in all curriculum, training, and evaluation development and implementation
-Identify, oversee, and ensure compliance of grants and externally funded projects
-Nurture and maintain strategic network partnershipsExpand ▾