Alena Dooner

Alena Dooner

Education Specialist II

Alena Dooner leads the Splash Zone Teacher Institute at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. She has a degree in Sustainable Development from the Earth Institute at Columbia University and brings over a decade of experience as both an education specialist and a program technician at the Aquarium. She's dedicated to communicating how educators can leverage informal science education settings like aquariums to cultivate a deeper appreciation of the natural world and of science learning in young children.