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South Coast Region CAEP: Classroom Aquarium Education Program

Serving Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties

How to Get Involved

Teachers: The first step in getting started is to attend a free workshop. The workshop is required for participation in the program. Many teachers obtain grant money or funding through other sources for the equipment needed.

Volunteers: Help is needed in a variety of ways including delivering eggs to schools, classroom presentations, and assisting with field trips. Angling Clubs and other organizations may donate their time and/or resources.

For more information about how to get started in the program, please contact

Trout in the Classroom Teacher Workshops

Teacher workshops for the 2018/2019 school year have been completed. Please check this web page again in September 2019 for the 2019/2020 Trout in the Classroom Teacher Workshop schedule. Workshops are usually scheduled in the fall each year. If you have any questions please contact

Date Time Location Address Free Workshop

South Coast Region CAEP Coordinators

Jennifer O’Brien and Dwayne Maxwell

Egg Deliveries

Winter Session: Eggs will be available on January 18, 2019 for certified teachers who have submitted their 772 Application (PDF Form) to the Department.

Spring Trout session: For teachers requesting to participate in the spring trout session, the deadline for submitting the 772 Application (PDF Form) is February 01, 2019. Please submit your application in a scanned email attachment (PDF format) to for Department approval.

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