Acadia Institute of Oceanography marine science camp
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Sheryl Christy Gilmore

Sheryl Gilmore
Position at AIO: 
Executive Director
Number of Summers Working at AIO: 
a heck of a long time!
I'm from: 
Michigan
Right now I live in: 
Michigan and Maine
My favorite area of study is: 
Everything!
When I'm not at AIO, I spend the rest of the year: 
Taking care of my family and working on the AIO winter and summer programs. Also, working on my Masters in Science Education.

Sheryl Christy Gilmore, the Executive Director and Owner of AIO, is beginning her 34th season. For 15 years, Sherry taught and directed environmental education programs in southern Maine. She received her B.A. & teaching certification from Kalamazoo College in Michigan and is currently working towards her Masters in Science Education. Other experiences include classroom teaching, teacher training and teaching marine biology from a 101 ft ship on Puget Sound. Sherry has taught marine science in the local schools and has written curriculum for classroom teachers and started offering workshops to bring the outdoors into the classroom before it was fashionable back in the 1980's.  She is PADI certified and developed and runs AIO’s Tropical programs and the Florida Career program. Her interests include marine mammals, coastal ecology, traveling, music and her family.