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    APPLICATION SUBMISSION

    Troops to Teachers can assist you in your transition to a teaching career in K-12 public education. The first step to begin this life-changing mission is to complete and submit the Troops to Teachers online application

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    INDIVIDUALIZED COUNSELING

    The Troops to Teachers program is available to assist participants with counseling and navigating state requirements for teacher certification and employment, if eligible. Thirty-one state grant offices help military members and veterans with transition from military service to employment in the classroom. 

    TTT state grants were awarded to help local state education departments and agencies assist TTT participants with local counseling on teacher certification, gaining employment at schools, and program guidance. These local offices become the front line to help members gain the knowledge necessary to meet teaching requirements for employment in each individual state.

    TTT grant offices are located in the following states:

    • Alabama
    • Arizona
    • Connecticut
    • Florida
    • Georgia
    • Hawaii
    • Kansas
    • Michigan
    • New York
    • North Carolina
    • Ohio
    • Oklahoma
    • Pennsylvania
    • Texas
    • Virginia


    These states have formed a TTT grant consortium of states:

    • Colorado and New Mexico
    • Missouri and Iowa
    • Montana and Alaska, Idaho, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming
    • New Jersey and Delaware


    Finding TTT state grant office contact information is easy. Follow the steps below:

    • Visit the TTT website, www.proudtoserveagain.com
    • Scroll down to the state map
    • Click on the state you are interested in
    • Scroll down to "State Contact" for grant office contact information


    Participants located in the remainder of the nation's states can receive services through the TTT Program Office. Questions can be answered by emailing ttt@navy.mil, calling 1-800-231-6242, or messaging TTT on social media at www.facebook.com/TTT.DANTES/

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    TEACHER CERTIFICATION

    There are two routes to teacher certification, traditional and alternative.  To learn more about teacher certification and reciprocity, click "Continue" below.