Shawn Cook

Posted: June 7, 2017 at 4:39 pm

Immersion Programs Specialist, The National Aquarium

Shawn is an Immersion Programs Specialist at the National Aquarium. As a Specialist, Shawn is responsible for leading, supervising, and creating tours and programs Guests can participate in while visiting the Aquarium. Tour topics range from learning about Sharks to working hands-on with the Aquarium’s Dolphins. Shawn graduated from Towson University with his Masters of Arts in Education. Prior to working at the Aquarium, Shawn got his start in informal environmental education while living in Orlando, Florida. There, he delivered tours on marine mammals and conservation at SeaWorld. He also dreamed up new premium animal experiences at Walt Disney World, with a focus on African megafauna. Most recently, Shawn had a chance to travel to South Africa to participate in a once in a lifetime opportunity to get hands-on with the conservation efforts of a world-renowned game reserve.