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Contact: Polly Angelakis, 808-572-4450
Haleakalā National Park is seeking applicants currently working in Maui County Title One K-12 schools for a six week summer professional development opportunity. A $3000 stipend is awarded upon completion of the program, which runs from June 10 through July 22.One teacher will be selected to work at Haleakalā. The application deadline is May 11.
The Teacher Ranger Teacher program is a partnership between the National Park Service and the University of Colorado Denver (UCD).Participants are trained in park resources and themes, develop a major educational project, and complete an online graduate course from UCD.
Observing a nēnē nest no longer in use. NPS
The goal of the program is help teachers expand youth awareness of national parks and incorporate new skills and park themes into classroom curriculum.
Program requirements are 160 hours and completion of a major educational project; 45 hours of online coursework; and 25 hours of NPS operational experiences. Teachers must be on island for the duration of the program. There is no park housing available.
For more information and an application, please visit https://www.nps.gov/hale/getinvolved/index.htm.