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Your Impact Will Go Twice as Far for a Pup

Do you notice all those folds of skin? They tell a heartbreaking story of a pup far too thin. 

Right now, there’s a $5,000 gift match waiting for the pups, and your support is needed to unlock it. 

Yes, your $5 = $10 today, meaning you can provide double the fish meals for a pup like Horseshoe. 

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elephant seal pup Horseshoe
Jennifer Walker

Jennifer Walker, M.Ed.

Director, Teaching and Learning

I’m passionate about creating access and opportunities for communities to be engaged and empowered around ocean conservation.

Jennifer Walker began at the Center as the School and Youth Programs Manager in 2014 and stepped in to lead the department in 2019 to continue to expand educational programs that align with the organization’s efforts to advance global ocean conservation. 

Jennifer’s focus is on supporting program excellence for California and Hawai’i as well as our online learning programs. As Director of Teaching and Learning, Jennifer leads a dedicated team of Marine Science Educators and Education Volunteers in Sausalito.

Previously, Jennifer served as the National Director of Teaching and Learning with Spark where she supported more than 30 school partners as well multiple district and community site partnerships. Jennifer has experience leading and coaching educators in curriculum development and hands-on learning experiences with teachers, families and youth. Prior to that, Jennifer worked with educational nonprofits Citizen Schools and Communities In Schools to cultivate and sustain partnerships with families, volunteers, school staff and leaders, and community organizations.

Jennifer received her bachelor’s degree from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, and her Master of Education from Lesley University in Boston.

Residing in San Francisco, California, Jennifer enjoys traveling, reading and adventuring out into nature. Naturally, the ocean is a favorite destination.

Areas of Expertise

  • Team Leadership and Development
  • Community Engagement
  • Curriculum Development
  • Instruction
  • Program Design

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