Ava Stasiw

Deckhand Educator

Hometown: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

School: University of Alabama

Previous sailing experience: Volunteer crew aboard Schooner Pioneer at the South Street Seaport Museum in NYC; Deckhand trainee aboard the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater

Previous teaching experience: Hudson River history and ecology on Clearwater, Alabama Action leadership mentor.

Hobbies: Aerial circus, theater, folk singing, and upcycled art.

Why I’m excited to work for World Ocean School: There’s no better adventure than one that challenges you to be equally adept at teaching and learning.