For Teachers

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site is committed to preserving and interpreting the story of the 1957 desegregation crisis at historic Central High School as it relates to the larger story of Civil Rights history in America.

The National Park Service is proud to support teachers and students as they explore and discover our nation's heritage. 

Educational Opportunities

Field Trip Reimbursement grants are available on a limited to basis to assist Arkansas schools in bringing students to this National Park site.

The annual 2016 Civil Rights Teachers' Institute is being July 10-15, 2016. Applications will be available after February 10, 2016 and will be accepted until the Institute is full. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2016. Additional professional development opportunities provided by an Arkansas Department of Education assured provider are offered throughout the year and workshops can be requested by schools or education cooperatives for in-service training.

Please contact Park Rangers Jodi Morris or Toni Webber at (501) 374-1957 if you have any questions, need an application or desire assistance planning your field trip or professional development training.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

National Park Service
2120 W. Daisy Gatson Bates Drive

Little Rock, AR 72202


501.374.1957 is the main phone line for the front desk of the National Park Visitor Center at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site. Please call this number if you have questions about scheduling a tour, special events or general questions about the history of the site or Historic Site visitation. If you are needing transcripts or have questions about enrollment or other matters pertaining to Little Rock School District attendance, please call 501.447.1400.

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