For Teachers

 
 

Parks as Classrooms

Check out the “Best Field Trip Ever!” planning kit to prepare for your 2021-2022 school year field trip; ranger field program reservation materials will be available in August '20. For virtual lesson ideas for this school year, go to the Curriculum Materials section of this website for lesson booklets that you can download and adapt for your students today!

Homeschool Days

Homeschool Days events for 2021 will be announced and reservations available in August '20 via our 2021-2022 school year Education Handbook.

Professional Development

There is still availability for the “Back to Basics” workshops for middle school teachers, July 13-15, and “The Tough Stuff” workshops for high school teachers, July 20-22, 2020. Please note: these events may be held virtually. For updated information, or to register, please contact our Education team at e-mail us.

Distance Learning

Distance Learning events, including Virtual Field Trips for next school year will be announced and reservations available in August '20 via our 2021-2022 school year Education Handbook. For the remainder of this school year, daily at-home lesson plans are available via our Facebook page: Gettysburg National Military Park for Teachers, Students and Families. There are also several educational videos on that page under the Videos tab that you can use today.

Educational Outreach

All outreach material shipments (Traveling Trunks and Traveling Maps) have been cancelled for the remainder of the school year. To be added to the mailing list to reserve for next year, write to e-mail us.

Reading Adventures

All classroom Reading Adventures programs have been cancelled for the remainder of the school year, but tune into our Gettysburg Education Facebook page: Gettysburg National Military Park for Teachers, Students and Families for virtual afternoon Reading Adventures coming soon!

The Great Task Youth Leadership Programs

Visit the American Battlefield Trust website for more information and to apply.



Last updated: April 6, 2020

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Mailing Address:

1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone:

(717) 334-1124

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