• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his study, circa 1875.

    Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Professional Development

Announcing the 2013 Teacher-Ranger-Teacher Program - Apply Today!

The Teacher-Ranger-Teacher (TRT) program at Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters NHS provides opportunities for in-service teachers in the greater-Boston area to spend the summer working for the National Park Service in Cambridge, MA. Teachers lead activities and develop lesson plans based on their park experience for use in the classroom and park. The program focuses on teachers from schools with ethnically diverse student populations, who have had little or no experience with national parks or limited opportunity to explore them. Teachers from Title I schools are especially encouraged to apply.

Potential Park Experiences

Teacher-Ranger assignments and projects will depend on the individual and current park projects. Training in cultural history, interpretation, and National Park Service mission will be provided. Duties may include observing, preparing, and presenting educational or public programs, developing educational and interpretive materials and media, piloting and evaluating the site's new Junior Ranger program, providing community outreach, and working with other divisions in the park.

Application Process

We have begun hiring for the 2013 summer season. The deadline to apply is COB Friday, May 3, 2013. Click here for an application

For more information download an informational bulletin. Contact Rick Jenkins, Supervisory Park Ranger, via e-mail, or phone at (617) 876-4491, for additional questions.


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