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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?

Photo of Liberty Bell

The Liberty Bell weighs 2,080 pounds, is made of bronze, its strike note is an E-flat, and that the large “crack” is actually a repair. This large “crack” and the inscription around the top “Proclaim Liberty” has made the Bell an international symbol of freedom.