Each summer Cedar Breaks National Monument hosts a Teacher-Ranger-Teacher (TRT), who works in the park as a uniformed park ranger. Then during the school year, the TRT will bring the national parks into his or her classroom through lessons that draw on the summer's experience.
Countless opportunities for personal and professional growth exist, including conducting programs, creating curriculum-based education programs, assisting with education program outreach, and working on special projects.
The position lasts eight weeks between June 1 and August 17, with flexible start and end dates and a $300/week stipend. A National Park Service uniform is provided.
2012 TRT Position Description
To Apply: Complete an application form and support letter: 2012 TRT Application. Instructions for submission are on the form. The application deadline is March 2, 2012.
For more information contact Daphne Sewing at (435) 586-9451 ext. 4425, or by email at email@example.com.
The Teacher-Ranger-Teacher program is part of a nationwide effort to provide opportunities for educators to work as a park ranger for the summer, developing curriculum and assisting with projects. For a list of other parks participating in the TRT program, visit Wupatki National Monument's website.
Did You Know?
The oldest trees in Cedar Breaks National Monument are the Bristlecone Pine. One Bristlecone is over 1,600 years old. You can view this tree on the Spectra Point Trail.