Eastside of visitor center on a sunny day
Picture yourself here this summer.
Be a Teacher Ranger Teacher at Fort Smith NHS

The nationwide Teacher Ranger Teacher (TRT) program is a great opportunity for teachers to work with the National Park Service. Fort Smith NHS is one of the many parks that hire TRTs to assist our education team during the summer. Teachers can then take their park experiences back into the classroom in the fall.

The TRT program offers teachers new skills in professional development and experiential learning. The program is a partnership between the National Park Service and the University of Colorado Denver. Teachers will spend 4-6 weeks working with Fort Smith National Historic Site staff developing education lesson plans and programs, as well as participating in an on-line graduate course
from the University of Colorado at Denver.

HOW TO APPLY: We are not currently accepting applications at this time.
Fort Smith National Historic Site accepts applications at any point throughout the year. Any K-12 teacher can apply for a TRT position. Please email us a cover letter, resume, references, and a brief statement on what you'd like to gain personally and professionally from the program.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Last updated: July 6, 2019

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301 Parker Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72901


(479) 783-3961

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