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    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

Teacher-Ranger-Teacher Program

The National Park Service Teacher-Ranger-Teacher (TRT) program is an extended professional development opportunity for educators from K-12 schools to learn about the resources and educational materials available through the National Park Service. The Teacher-Ranger-Teacher program at Independence National Historical Park helps teachers understand the importance of historical preservation, improves the park's education programs, and provides stronger links between the National Park Service and the School District of Philadelphia.

Learn more about the great opportunities offered through the National Park Service Teacher-Ranger-Teacher program and imagine spending the summer in America's national parks! Contact us for more information on how to apply.

 
A teacher dances with a man portraying George Washington.
Our Teacher-Ranger-Teacher created lesson plans and added 18th century dance steps to her skill set.
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Did You Know?

Drawing of Independence Hall

From 1790 to 1800 Philadelphia was the Capital of the United States. During that time, city, county, and state government offices were all on the same block of Chestnut Street, between 5th and 6th.