Caye Caulker Ocean Academy

Mission:Created in partnership with the community and for the preservation of the natural environment, Ocean Academy fosters the academic, physical and spiritual growth of all students who demonstrate a strong desire to learn, preparing graduates to pursue a life at home or abroad with personal and professional achievement. School Motto: Preserving Our Heritage, Creating Our Future Founding Principles: Equitable access to education, youth engagement, experiential learning

Caye Caulker Ocean Academy
Ocean Academy, c/o Caye Caulker General Post, Caye Caulker, Belize, Central America
Caye Caulker, Belize 1234
Belize
501-626-0408/ 226-0123
http://www.cayecaulkerschool.com

Managing Director, Co-Founder

Heidi Curry

Management Team

Hilda Marin

Board of Directors

Board and Senior Staff: Heidi Curry, Board and Senior Staff: Joni Miller, Board and Senior Staff: Dane Dingerson, Board null, Principal null, Senior Staff: Hilda Marin, Board: Neidi and Senior Staff Marin, Board: Abel Novelo, Board and Teacher: Sarah Requena, Board: Ellen Armstrong, Board: Enelda Rosado, Teacher: Yeseni Torres, Teacher: Thomas Blanco, Teacher: Noemi Zaiden, Teacher: Elizabeth Usher, Teacher: Bevin Etheridge, Teacher: Alexander Quetzal, Hilda Marin

Project Leaders

Joni Miller

Mission

Mission:Created in partnership with the community and for the preservation of the natural environment, Ocean Academy fosters the academic, physical and spiritual growth of all students who demonstrate a strong desire to learn, preparing graduates to pursue a life at home or abroad with personal and professional achievement. School Motto: Preserving Our Heritage, Creating Our Future Founding Principles: Equitable access to education, youth engagement, experiential learning

Programs

Ocean Academy opened in 2008 to serve children who had never had access to secondary education in their island community. Established by three founders and hundreds of private donors, Ocean Academy has grown to over sixty students in its fourth year and a first graduation class. It's innovative curriculum targetting marginalized youth has gained international recognition as a model school for youth engagement (by the Canada's Centre for Youth Engagement). Site-based curriculum includes marine biology, kayaking, scuba.

Statistics on Caye Caulker Ocean Academy

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2010: $122,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $122,000
  • Other funding sources: Individual Donors, Government of Belize, Student Fees, International Organizations, Income Generating Projects.

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