Mr. and Mrs. Fish are legendary pioneers in elementary marine education. Their innovative, creative dramatic teaching methodologies have been utilized in schools, aquariums and museums through-out the world.
Mr. and Mrs. Fish have performed in such venues as the Royal Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, The Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., as well as most every major aquarium in the United States.
They have also won numerous awards for their work including:
The Thomas Jefferson Award for outstanding public service to the environment
The National Water Environment Federation 1994 Schlenz Medal for nationwide contribution to teaching about clean water
Gulf of Maine Visionary Award for their work with students and teachers in Northern New England and Canada
The James Centorino Award for excellence in leadership in marine education
The Gulf of Maine Marine Educators' Association President's Award to celebrate the joy and knowledge Mr. and Mrs. Fish bring to the children of the world
The National Marine Educators' Honorary Award lifetime membership in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Fishes' pioneering efforts in national marine education
Maine Science Teachers Association's "Phil Marcoux Award" for excellence in ocean science education
2005 Coastal Living Magazine Award for Education
Elementary schools and families are Mr. and Mrs. Fishes' primary target audiences, although programs can be adapted to any age level.