The College of Exploration has been building partnerships since 1991. We work with a diverse and large group of companies and organizations to accomplish our mission. Our Partners are an  important part of our success and working together and collaborating is a major part of our workflow.


Government Agencies

  • NOAA Teacher at Sea
  • NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research
  • NOAA Office of Education
  • NOAA Fisheries
  • NOAA Sea Grant
  • NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • National Park Service
  • National Science Foundation
  • Department of Defense Dependents Schools
  • Natural Environment Research Council (UK)
  • National Estuarine Research Reserve System
  • National Undersea Research Center



  • CoExploration Limited (UK) -
  • SABENS Group
  • Metasystems Design Group
  • IBM Multimedia
  • Digital Media Enterprises
  • EDAC
  • Nautilus Educational (Australia)


Non-profit Organizations

  • Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences
  • National Geographic Society
  • Ciencia Viva –Portugal
  • Ocean Technology Foundation
  • Literacy Volunteers of America
  • Consortium for Ocean Leadership
  • National Marine Sanctuaries Foundation



School Districts

  • Kearsage School District New Hampshire
  • Miami Dade School District
  • Los Angeles Unified School  District


  • National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
  • University of Maryland-Center for Environmental Studies
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Minnesota
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Washington
  • Ashland University
  • Washington University
  • Miami-Dade Community College
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Dalhousie University
  • University of Connecticut, Avery Point
  • Washington University, St. Louis
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • University of Washington
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • Framingham State University, MA


Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence (COSEE)

NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

NOAA and College of Exploration for Children website: My Submarine

Professional Development Center - Info here
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