Chief of Innovation
Center for Environment & Society
Since the 80’s Doug has worked the East and West Coast, Gulf of Mexico, Great Lakes, Alaska, Caribbean, Hawaii, Mediterranean, Congo River, Iceland, Mexico, South America and more. He spent 7 years with NOAA as a scientist and educator including a detail with the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) that included on-site assistance with the subsurface monitoring unit of the Deepwater Horizon. In 2011 he joined Washington College as Deputy Director of the Center for Environment and Society. He’s developed NOAA adopted education programs; Build a Buoy, Basic Observation Buoys, and Aquabotz (design, build, launch, operate an ROV in a little more than an hour). Over 80 educators in his watershed have completed 80 hours of professional development and are connecting their classrooms with authentic water quality and weather data broadcast from buoys and weather stations installed in the Chester River Watershed. He has 30+ years of teaching at levels from K-Gray.
Jemima Clark has been teaching for over 15 years, in the classroom and out! She has a degree in Biology from Washington College and a Master’s in Education from Wesley College. A Maryland certified teacher she spent several years teaching biology, environmental science, AP bio, genetics and earth science at Queen Anne’s County High School before moving outside to teach in an informal setting at Evergreen Heritage Center in Alleghany County, MD. Since June of 2015, Jemima has served as STEM Educator and Program Manager at the Center for Environment & Society at Washington College. She spends her time working closely with K-12 educators and administrators, delivering the awesome programs to the classrooms and facilitating teacher Professional Development and coordinating Environmental Literacy Matrix development.