As a means to support professional development for teachers and increased exposure to the parks in public schools, the National Park Service has developed the Teacher-Ranger-Teacher program.
Per funds availability, the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site accepts applications annually from teachers interested in a fun and challenging professional development opportunity as a Teacher Ranger Teacher (TRT) at the historic site. The TRT program is a national program that links National Park Service sites to classrooms by bringing teachers into the parks to work during the summer. The program enables teachers to bring their classroom expertise to park programs. In return, teachers return to the classroom with a new set of experiences and appreciation for local resources to share with their students.
The historic site will be recruiting one (1) high school level (9-12) grade teacher to:
TRT at a Glance
The deadline for applications is May 31st. Applications accepted beginning in March each year. Contact the park for application information at 334-724-0922.
Did You Know?
In April 1945 men of the 477th Bombardment Group began their protest of segregationists practices at Freeman Field, near Seymour, Indiana. This protest led to the arrest of 101 officers and the eventual integration of military installations across the United States.