Education Program Partnership

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The Jimmy Carter National Historical Park Education Program began in 1996 with the opening of the Plains High School Museum as the main visitor's center for the National Park Service. The opening of Plains High School facilitated a partnership with the Georgia Department of Education, Sumter County Schools, and the National Park Service.

The current Education Program operates as a partnership between the Georgia Department of Education, the National Park Service, and the Friends of Jimmy Carter National Park Service. The Georgia Standards of Excellence are utilized to develop curricula and programming designed to foster opportunities for students to learn about the life and legacy of President and Mrs. Carter.

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Education & Programs

  • Plan a Field Trip

    Find resources for planning your own trip and links to ranger programs and more.

  • Kids digging in dirt to plant flowers.
    Maslow Before Bloom

    A program that helps students identify emotions and equips them with coping strategies for when those emotions become too big to handle.

  • Curriculum Materials
    Curriculum Materials

    These lessons utilize primary sources and background information to help students understand the process of resolving conflict.

Last updated: October 20, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

300 North Bond Street
Plains, GA 31780


(229) 824 - 4104
The visitor information desk is staffed from 9 am until 5 pm daily, except for New Year's Day (January 1), Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day (December 25).

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