• Sit for a spell under a cottonwood tree and view the Franklin Mountains, seemingly nestled between the U.S. and Mexico flags in front of the visitor center. The two flags reflect our heritage; this land once belonging to Mexico and now to the U.S.

    Chamizal

    National Memorial Texas

Teacher to Ranger to Teacher Program

 
For other TRT opportunities, please visit the Wupatki National Monument site.
 
TRT - Ginger at MUTS

TRT Ginger Simons prepares for a talk during the Music Under the Stars summer concert program.

National parks enrich the lives of many in this nation. They provide access to the powerful ideas, values, and meanings ascribed to the cultural, natural and recreational heritage of the United States. However, not all have enjoyed the opportunity to connect with heritage resources to the same extent, often based on a variety of social and economic circumstances. By and large, public services in National Parks have served some elements of the U.S. public better than others. This program focuses on the education community and engages teachers from urban areas in under-served schools that may or may not be currently reached with park programs.

Did You Know?

Chalk Drawing

The Chamizal Convention of 1963 settled a 100-year long boundary dispute with Mexico. The Memorial is the only NPS site that commemorates the unique way the Chamizal Dispute was settled –through goodwill, diplomacy, mutual cooperation and cross-cultural understanding. More...