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Mission Statement

UNITED STATES COAST
GUARD AUXILIARY
NATIONAL EDUCATION DIRECTORATE
David Fuller, DIR-E

21 June 2022

Subject: Mission and Vision Statements for E-Directorate

Mission 

The mission of the E-Directorate is to reduce recreational boater fatalities, personal injury, and property damage by delivering high-quality boating safety instruction to the American public. The Directorate provides continually updated and relevant training, resources, and courses for the Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors and members who in turn, deliver exceptional boating safety course content utilizing state-of-the-art instructional modalities.

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.


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