Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park offers teachers an exciting opportunity to bring the adventure of a lifetime to their classrooms! Teacher-Ranger-Teachers will spend the summer in Skagway, AK creating place-based curriculum for Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. This program offers teachers the chance to use new technologies to develop distance learning programs for teachers across the nation. Teachers participating in this program will work hands-on with local Alaskan youth in facilitating fun and educational programming. Teacher-Ranger-Teachers will also earn credit for professional development while helping to improve the park’s education programming and curriculum.
- Increase outreach to underserved students by providing professional development training opportunity to their teachers.
- Provide teachers with place-based learning experiences.
- Provide access to the rich resources of the national parks for inclusion into classrooms and schools.
- Provide teachers with new knowledge and teacher skills related to the resources and themes interpreted in the National Park Service.
- Provide parks with the expertise of teachers to inform and shape park education programs and services.
If you are interested in being a Teacher-Ranger-Teacher at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park please contact us.