America’s educational system will always be in need of good teachers so why not present the opportunity to our veterans from all branches of government. They have much to offer.
AF.Mil by Airman 1st Class Emily Woodring , 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) — If you’ve ever considered becoming a teacher after your military career, then the Airman and Family Readiness Center has a program they can get you connected with.
The Troops to Teachers program began in 1993 as a way to assist service members and veterans with the transition from military to beginning a career as a teacher. Troops to Teachers assists its participants by providing counseling and referral services to help them meet education and licensing requirements. This program helps lower veteran unemployment while also helping American Education by providing dedicated personnel for the nation’s classrooms.
The Troops to Teachers vision is that “Every service member interested in a career in teaching will receive assistance to transition his or her leadership, training, and core values to teaching in kindergarten through grade twelve schools.”
Current or former members of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard, including Reserve and Guard, that have an interest in teaching are eligible for the Troops to Teachers program[…]