"Students know how to formulate critical questions and generalize from their findings. They are able to identify the big, essential questions about their learning. They know how to collaborate and cooperate with each other."

– 5th Grade Teacher

About Us

Moon Jellies Fun fact

The jellies featured in the Aquarium are in exhibits specifically made for jellies, which would get sucked into the filtration systems of regular exhibits. (Jellies aren't strong swimmers.)

The Maritime Aquarium Trustees

Morten Arntzen - Civic Leader
Katharine Ashforth - Senior Associate, SpencerStuart

Robert Bewkes - Civic Leader

Rebecca B. Brown, Esq. - Partner, Shipman & Goodwin

William Burnham - Managing Director, Delta Capital Group, LLC

Sanders Davies - Senior Partner, O’Connor Davies LLP (Board Vice Chairman)

Ms. Jane Drittel - Civic Leader
John (Jeff) F. Erdmann III - Managing Director, Merrill Lynch Private Banking & Investment Group (Vice Chairman for Philanthropy)
Clayton Fowler - Chairman, Spinnaker Real Estate Properties
Ann Gilmartin - President, Wings Unlimited, Inc. (Junior League representative)
Douglas Grabe - Civic Leader
Charles A. Hinnant - President and CEO, Charkit Chemical
Richard Hokin - Managing Director, Century America LLC (Board Treasurer)
James B. Hurlock - Managing Director, Private Client Advisor, U.S. Trust
Cecilie Jedlicka - Civic Leader
Laurie Jones - Civic Leader
Stanley G. Lee - Sr. VP, The Greene Group, Neuberger Berman LLC
Thomas B. Lewis - Dir. of Business Development, Bourgeon Capital Management
Andrew Mais - Deloitte Services, Insurance Industry Group
Basil G. Mavroleon - Managing Director, Charles R. Weber Company, Inc.
Dan McLeod - Civic Leader

Earl Mix - New Canaan Funding

Ian Murray - Vineyard Vines
Caryn Purcell - Science Department Chairwoman, New Canaan Country School
David Radulski - Senior VP; Director, Investor Relations, XL Global Services Inc.

The Hon. Harry Rilling - Mayor, City of Norwalk

Robert L. Rohn - Principal, Sustainable Growth Advisers (Board Chairman)

Vincent Scicchitano - Accurate Auto (Norwalk Seaport Association representative)
Felix Serrano - Guidelight Financial (Norwalk Redevelopment representative)
Michael Sgoutas - Science Teacher, Fairfield Woods Middle School (Maritime Aquarium Volunteer Representative)
C. Michael Vaughn - CRT (Capitol Group LLC)

Audrey Weil - President, Weil Family Foundation

Michael L. Widland, Esq. - Shipman & Goodwin, LLP (Board Secretary)

As of June 2015