Published Jan 24, 2013
The Appalachian Trail (AT) offers many lessons -- even for those who don't walk its entire length from Georgia to Maine.
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) and the National Park Service (NPS) worked together and developed the Trail to Every Classroom (TTEC) program, which was released in 2006, using the AT as a teaching tool.
Now, TTEC is a professional development program for K-12 teachers that provides educators with the tools and training for place-based education and service-learning.
TTEC has two parts: 1) a series of workshops and 2) a curriculum based upon the TTEC program. Educators are provided with all the resources needed to:
Applications are now being accepted for workshops being held this spring in:
The deadline for applications is March 15, 2013. Snooze and you'll lose.
TTEC Workshop Overview:
ATC's Community Program Manager Julie Judkins writes a blog for all things TTEC. Julie's blog is well written and tremendously helpful for current TTEC information. She'd love your input and insights.
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