Craig Strang, Lawrence Hall of Science

Craig Strang is the Associate Director for Learning and Teaching at the Lawrence Hall of Science where he oversees a team that designs and carries out educator professional learning programs around the world, as well as the Hall’s school programs and early childhood learning activities. He has worked at the Hall since 1991 and considers himself a science, ocean science and environmental educator. In 1985 he founded the award-winning Marine Activities, Resources & Education Program, and since 2002 he has played a key role co-leading the nationwide Ocean Literacy Campaign. He currently leads programs that assist school districts to increase their capacity for supporting high quality science programs, conducts research on effective approaches to professional learning, and develops curriculum and instructional materials for classrooms and residential outdoor science schools.