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Troops To Teachers                                                              

Assist eligible military personnel to transition to a new career as public school teachers in targeted schools. A network of State TTT Offices has been established to provide participants with counseling and assistance regarding certification requirements, routes to state certification, and employment leads. The TTT homepage provides information and resource links, including a job referral system to allow participants to search for job vacancies as well as links to state Departments of Education, state certification offices, model resumes, and other job listing sites in public education.

Pending availability of funds, financial assistance may be provided to eligible individuals as stipends up to $5K to help pay for teacher certification costs or as bonuses of $10K to teach in schools serving a high percentage of students from low-income families. Participants who accept the Stipend or Bonus must agree to teach for three years in targeted schools in accordance with the authorizing legislation.

Spouses to Teachers Mission

Spouses to Teachers (STT) is a Department of Defense pilot program proudly represented in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Texas, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Louisiana. The Colorado office services spouses in Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah as part of the Spouses to Teachers Program. This program is designed to assess the needs of military spouses relative to becoming a teacher. The program provides support to eligible spouses in their pursuit of K-12 teaching positions.  Limited funding will be provided to eligible spouses to reimburse the cost of tests required for state teacher licensure/certification. Maximum available financial assistance is $600.00 per person.

Staff Listing
Adrian Almodovar, Jr., Executive Director
Diana Wilson, Executive Assistant

Department Mailing Address
Louisiana Troops to Teachers
Governor's Office
P.O. Box 94004
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9004

Department Physical Address
Louisiana Troops/Spouses to Teachers
1885 Wooddale Blvd., Wooddale Tower 
11th Floor,  Room E
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Phone: 225-925-7429 or 800-761-3012
Fax: 225-925-7518

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