Jaclyn Gerakios

Expeditions Manager

Jaclyn Gerakios is an avid ocean advocate and ocean lover. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Ohio University in Marine Biology and a Master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University in Environmental Education.  During her time as a classroom teacher, Jaclyn taught grades 5-12 all subjects of science, including marine biology and environmental science. She has taught in public and private school.  During her time teaching middle and lower school, Jaclyn created a SCUBA program and continues to teach middle school students how to dive.  She can be found diving whenever possible.  Jaclyn also volunteers her time with a local sea turtle patrol during nesting season monitoring the beach for turtle nests.  She is the past president of the Florida Marine Science Educators Association and has been on the board of directors for many years.  She lives in Florida with her husband Peter and their 3 rescued dogs and 3 rescued cats.