Currently there are eight Park for Every Classroom (PEC) pilot teams in the Northeast. These parks developed case studies to reflect their experience in the program and provide insight for people interested in applying this strategic model to their own parks.
– Read the Park for Every Classroom Case Studies Full Report.
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
Gateway National Recreation Area
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
Morristown National Historical Park
New England National Scenic Trail
Salem Maritime National Historic Site
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Weir Farm National Historic Site
Through Park for Every Classroom, the park offers a full spectrum of opportunities for teachers to work with resource specialists, use the park as a "learning laboratory", and participate in professional development opportunities in place-based education and education for sustainability. The primary goal is to share the park's resources to create meaningful learning experiences for students, so they can:
This program is a partnership between the National Park Service's Northeast Regional Office, Interpretation and Education, Shelburne Farms, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP and NPS Stewardship Institute.
Last updated: August 3, 2017