Application for Teacher-Ranger-Teacher

Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument
2017 Teacher-Ranger-Teacher Application

Send or drop off completed application and support letter from your school's principal or administration by May 31, 2017 to:

Diane Garcia, Chief of Education and Visitor Services
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument
221 N State Street
PO Box 570
Hagerman, ID 83332

Teacher's Name:
Home Address:
School: School District:
School Address:
School Phone Number:
E-mail (most frequently used):
Best method and time to contact you:
Grade level(s) taught most recently and in the coming year:

1. How many weeks of work can you commit to from June through August of 2017? (Note: Starting/ending dates and work schedule are flexible within this time frame, 230 hours total includes the on-line class) What is the earliest date you can start?

What is the last date you can work during the summer?

2. You are expected to wear the National Park Service Teacher Corps uniform (polo shirt and hat) to school during National Park Week (April 2018). Will you be able to give presentations about the National Park Service and Hagerman Fossil Beds to your students, colleagues, and/or other classes?

3. Briefly describe your knowledge of and familiarity with Hagerman Fossil Beds and/or other national parks.

4. What are your particular interests in geology, paleontology or natural sciences?

5. What computer programs are you familiar with using? Don’t forget to mention any experience in video production, podcasting, or iPad apps if relevant.

6. Do you often work with teachers from other schools? How do you feel about working as part of a team to create a product?

7. You will be asked to develop lesson plans meeting Idaho state standards for natural history topics related to Hagerman Fossil Beds (at least 70% of duties).What is your experience level with curriculum development?

Application deadline is May 31, 2017.
All applications must be postmarked or e-mailed by that date.

In applying for this position, I verify all the information I have supplied is correct.

Teacher's Signature: Date:

Polo T-Shirt Size:
Do you prefer a ball cap or ‘bucket hat’?

2017 Teacher Ranger Teacher has been selected. It is unknown if there will be a funded position at Hagerman Fossil Beds in 2018.

Last updated: June 4, 2017

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 570
Hagerman, ID 83332


(208) 933-4105

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