The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is pleased to support Troops to Teachers (TTT) Program applicants.
Troops to Teachers, is a Department of Defense program designed to assist eligible military personnel in their pursuit of teaching as a second career in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed to relieve teacher shortages, especially in math, science, special education and other critical subject areas.
Troops to Teachers provides counseling, referral and placement assistance to eligible military personnel. The TTT state and regional staff across the country will help applicants identify teacher certification requirements and programs leading to certification and employment opportunities in their state of interest.
Department of Defense Dependents School (DoDDS) TTT Applicant Eligibility for Employment Criteria:
DoDDS has the following basic eligibility requirements for TTT participants:
To view a complete list of the DoDEA minimum requirements for employment visit our website at: http://www.dodea.edu/Offices/HR/employment/categories/
NOTE: Eligible, registered TTT candidates who are recipients of TTT financial assistance to cover certification costs must agree to teach in schools for three years post certification employment that meet criteria established by Public Law 112-239 Section 543.
Teaching in a DoDDS school, will not satisfy the three-year post certification employment requirement. Contact TTT for eligibility information about specific eligible districts or schools
For more information about the Troops to Teachers Program, contact the Troops to Teachers National Office directly at:
Troops to Teachers
6490 Saufley Field Road
Pensacola, FL 32509-5243
Toll Free: 1-800-231-6242