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2015
Events Calendar

January

13: Fort Hood TASC
21: Fort Hood Job Fair
22: Fort Sam Houston
22: Fort Sam Houston
27: Dyess AFB

February

5: Lackland AFB
5:
Fort Hood
7:
Yellow Ribbon Event, Dallas, TX
10:
Fort Hood
18: Laughlin AFB
19: Fort Hood
20: Lackland AFB
24: Dyess AFB
26: Fort Sam Houston (TASC and Pre-Retire)

March

10: Fort Hood
20-22: Dallas, TX
25: Austin, TX
26: Fort Sam Houston
(TASC and Pre-Retire)
31: Fort Worth, TX

April

2: Caritas Job Fair, Austin, TX
8: Sheppard AFB
14: Fort Hood
16: Fort Sam Houston
16: Fort Sam Houston
28: Dyess AFB

May

7: Fort Hood
9: Bastrop Job Fair,
12: Fort Hood
14: Fort Hood
20: Fort Hood
20: Fort Bliss
22: Lackland AFB
28: Fort Sam Houston

June

18: Fort Sam Houston

July

16: Fort Sam Houston
28: Dyess AFB

August

6: Fort Hood
14: Lackland AFB
20: Fort Sam Houston
27:
Fort Hood

September

17: Fort Sam Houston
29: Dyess AFB

October

15: Fort Sam Houston

November

5: Fort Hood
12: Fort Hood
13: Lackland AFB
19: Fort Sam Houston

December

10: Fort Sam Houston


Please note that the Texas Troops to Teachers office will be closed, Monday, May 25, 2015, in observance of Memoral Day.

We will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, May 26.


Texas Troops to Teachers (TTT) is a federally funded program designed to assist retiring and separating military veterans to become teachers in their next careers. Since its beginning in November 1995, the Texas Troops to Teachers Office has counseled over 27,000 veterans, advising them on routes and programs to achieve full teacher certification in Texas, and referring them to districts for employment. Texas leads the nation in the number of veterans who have become teachers, with over 3,000 hired since 1995.

Nationally, the Troops to Teachers Program is funded by the federal Department of Defense, but is managed by the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) office in Pensacola, Florida. The DANTES office manages the registration of TTT participants, distributes all funding, and maintains contact with TTT participants who have received financial benefits.

At the state level, the Texas Troops to Teachers Office provides information and guidance to participants on all aspects of teacher certification. Texas TTT works with teacher certification programs to assist our participants in selecting the program that will work best for their certification process. We actively market the TTT program to all university and alternative certification programs, and provide funding to eligible participants to help pay for their certification programs and incentive bonuses for those who teach at high-needs schools. The Texas TTT office works closely with military installations to be sure that all eligible veterans who want to become teachers are aware of the benefits available from TTT. All service members and veterans, whether they qualify for funding from TTT or not, are encouraged to contact the Texas TTT office for information and assistance in becoming teachers in Texas.

To register for the Troops to Teachers program, click here.


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Troops to Teachers Honor Roll

This section is dedicated to the men and women of Texas Troops to Teachers who have given of themselves and are "Proud to Serve Again!"

They have received recognition in one way or another and hold a special place on our TTT Honor Roll page.

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Thanks to country music singer/songwriter, Thom Shepherd, for his talent and support of our troops. Thom wrote and recorded a song for Troops to Teachers, which we are proud to share in this music video.

 

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