We are excited to announce that Shara Fisler, Executive Director is a 2017 LEAD San Diego Visionary Award Honoree. Shara graduated from LEAD San Diego’s Leadership program in 2003 and is one of five graduate honorees this year! LEAD San Diego provides balanced education and dialogue on issues of critical regional importance. They help community […]
Our Report to the Community was a great success! It was an evening filled with science, discovery, and inspiration. Thank you to our students, families, and supporters for making it such an incredible event! View Event Here
In April, Shara Fisler was a panelist along with other PAESMEM alumni, to discuss strategies for building STEM workforce skills. Attendees exchanged ideas with Dr. Celeste Rohlfing, AAAS chief operating officer, and Dr. Sylvia James, NSF division director, Human Resource Development, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, about ways to address their recommendations for STEM mentorship […]
Recently, Shara Fisler participated in a conference on New Directions for Inclusive STEM Education and Career Mentoring. Fisler, who was selected a “CNN Hero” for her work, said it is critical to get a better understanding of how the best mentors are able to spark an interest in science among their young charges, and how that […]
Congratulations to Shara Fisler and our Ocean Discovery Institute community on being acknowledged as a 2016 CNN Hero! Click, view, & share!
This is an exciting time and an extraordinary opportunity to join our team. To learn more and see what positions are available visit our careers page.
Exciting news about the Living Lab! Check out the letter from the San Diego Unified School District announcing the beginning of construction of the Living Lab in City Heights! Link here: SDUSD Living Lab Construction Letter 2015
SAN DIEGO, CA — Ocean Discovery Institute volunteers, Jody Carey and Dennis Wood (and their two year old son, Sam Carey Wood), were honored for their tireless service to Ocean Discovery and their dedication to improving the community of City Heights. The San Diego Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (San Diego AFP) recognized […]
CARLSBAD, Calif. — Ocean Discovery Institute surprised attendees with news that their $15 million Living Lab capital campaign has reached completion at their annual Bubble Up! gala on Saturday, August 22 at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa. The black-tie affair attracted over 300 business and philanthropic leaders in support of Ocean Discovery’s tuition-free […]
SAN DIEGO — Ocean Discovery Institute’s $15 million campaign to bring the Living Lab, a transformative educational facility, into the heart of City Heights is now just $150,000 shy of completion. Since January, Ocean Discovery Institute has secured $2.3 million in commitments through a remarkable collaboration among private funders. The Living Lab will open in […]