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    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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    The Troops to Teachers program is available to assist participants with counseling and navigating state requirements for teacher certification. Ten state offices help military members with the transition from active service to employment in the classroom. 

    • Michigan
    • Missouri
    • Montana
    • New York
    • North Carolina
    • Ohio
    • Oklahoma
    • Pennsylvania
    • Texas
    • Virginia


    Three states formed a consortium to expand outreach and services to an additional ten states:

    • Missouri is working with Kansas and Iowa
    • Oklahoma is working with Colorado
    • Montana has a consortium with Idaho, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming


    Members can visit these individual states on the TTT website's state map to find state 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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    There are two routes to teacher certification, traditional and alternative.  To learn more about teacher certification and reciprocity, click "Continue" below.