Congratulations Charlene. Charlene is also a committee member and former chairman of the Marine Sanctuary Committee.
From the Pensacola News Journal – dateline June 4, 2009….
Navarre High School marine science teacher Charlene Mauro Fearon has been named the recipient of the 2009 National Marine Educators Association’s Outstanding Teacher Award.
Fearon will be honored at a ceremony at the association’s annual conference on July 1 in Asilomar, Calif.
The National Marine Educators Association is a national professional organization founded in 1976 for all educators of marine and aquatic science.
Fearon, who has been at Navarre High since 1997, is opening the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station this summer at Navarre Beach Park.
Her past honors include 2007 Florida High School Science Teacher of the Year, Florida Teacher of the Year finalist 2005, Santa Rosa School District Teacher of the Year 2005 and Santa Rosa’s 2001 Rookie Teacher of the Year.