The emphasis of this program is to link National Park units and teachers from schools with underserved student populations in urban and rural school districts.
TRTs spend most of their time engaging with park education projects, learning about park resources, and developing lesson plans to use in their classrooms and in the park with students.
The TRT program is administered through a partnership with the University of Colorado, Denver (CU Denver). While participating in the TRT program, teachers are considered "student interns" at CU Denver. For more information on the program please go to http://www.teacherrangerteacher.org/
For information about Washita Battlefield NHS TRT program, please contact Kathryn Harrison, Education Coordinator, at 580-497-2742 x. 3015 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Did You Know?
Washita Battlefield Visitor Center is also home to Black Kettle National Grasslands. Black Kettle National Grasslands, a unit of the U.S. Forest Service, works along side the National Park Service to help maintain and care for Washita Battlefield National Historic Site.