The American Meteorological Society held its Sixth Symposium on Education in conjunction with the 77th Annual Meeting in Long Beach, California. The theme of the symposium was “Atmospheric and Oceanographic Education: Teaching about the Global Environment.” Thirty-eight oral presentations and 37 poster presentations summarized a variety of educational programs or examined educational issues for both the precollege and university levels. There was also a joint session with the Eighth Symposium on Global Change Studies and a special session on “home pages” to promote popular meteorological education. Over 200 people representing a wide spectrum of the Society attended one or more of the sessions in this two-day conference where they increased their awareness of teaching about the global environment.
*Department of Physical Sciences, Nassau County Community College, Garden City, New York.
+Oceanography Department, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland.
#Oklahoma Climate Survey, Norman, Oklahoma.
@Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, California.
&College of Environmental Sciences, University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
**Department of Physics and Atmospheric Sciences, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi.
++Immaculate Conception School, Columbus, Ohio.
##Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri.
@@National Storms Prediction Center, Norman, Oklahoma.
&&Department of Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.
***Department of Meteorology, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.
+++National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, North Carolina.
###National Weather Service, Rapid City, South Dakota.