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Teachers study the landscape at Hosmer Grove Lookout in Haleakala National Park. NPS picture

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Haleakala National Park is seeking a K-12 Hawaiian Immersion Instructor to participate in the “Teacher-Ranger-Teacher-Program” this summer.

The selected teacher will spend between four and six weeks in the park developing a Hawaiian language field trip lesson and participating in an online graduate course from the University of Colorado Denver.

Upon completion of the project, the teacher will receive a $3,000 stipend and three graduate course credits from the University of Colorado at Denver.

The professional development program will be equivalent to approximately 240 hours of field course development and online courses.

Applications must be received no later than May 28. The participant can expect to start working at the park in June.

For more information or to get an application, email [email protected]

The program is a partnership between the National Park Service and the University of Colorado at Denver and is designed to connect national parks and school teachers with underserved student populations.

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