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Mission Statement

UNITED STATES COAST
GUARD AUXILIARY
NATIONAL EDUCATION DIRECTORATE
Como. Robert M. Laurer, DIR-E

05 May 2016

 

Subject: Mission and Vision Statements for E-Directorate

Mission

To promote and improve Recreational Boating Safety by providing exceptional boating safety education to the American public, with the aim of eliminating loss of life, personal injury and property damage.  

To deliver the highest quality training with the finest Auxiliary instructors and public education staff officers at every level, in support of our recreational boating safety goals and directives.

Vision 

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Public Education Directorate–the best trained, most valued maritime volunteer boating education organization in the world, along with its partners in the Districts, continuing to bring to the market innovative new products and sharing best practices and techniques with the American Public and our colleagues in the maritime arena.

The mission of the Education Directorate of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is twofold: to provide exceptional boating safety education to the American public with the aim of reducing loss of life, personal injury and property damage, and to deliver the highest quality training, resources and timely materials, in support of our flotilla instructors and public education staff officers at every level, who provide and deliver instruction through Auxiliary safe boating education products.

 

Strategy

  • Develop and/or maintain up-to-date and effective educational materials  
  • Focus on the segment of the boating public most at risk Increase flotilla-taught basic boating safety education by 10% annually
  • Provide and promote ongoing quality instructor development
  • Use of appropriate technological resources
  • Adopt e-learning as a viable way to reach boaters;
  • Utilize e-learning to challenge and grow our instructor corps
  • Partner with outside organizations, when applicable, to further boating education
  • Team up with the experience and expertise of other National Directorates to provide top quality programs and courses
  • Develop a National Database Repository for Safe Boating Education Data                                                                                 

 V/R              
                                                                                         
COMO. Robert M. Laurer