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Students at Dolores Mission School in Los Angeles connect with Aquarium educator Alicia Archer via live videoconference.
Aquarium educator Dr. Jenny Lentz poses in the Aquarium display at the Esri Conference with the SAG Award.
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Accolades

August 20, 2015

CILC Pinnacle Award logo The Aquarium’s education department received the 2014-2015 Pinnacle Award from the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) for its educational videoconference programs. The Pinnacle Award is given to institutions who receive “outstanding” scores on program evaluations from teachers. Teacher evaluations score educational content and audience engagement.

Since the program started in 2011, more than 10,200 students throughout the country have participated in the Aquarium’s videoconference programs. This is the Aquarium’s fourth consecutive CILC Pinnacle Award.

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