Troops to Teachers (TTT)
Troops to Teachers (TTT) provides Referral Assistance and Counseling services to military personnel interested in beginning a second career in public education as a teacher. The TTT Program was transferred from the Department of Education to the Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). The OSD TTT program helps eligible participants identify teacher certification requirements, programs leading to certification, and employment opportunities.
As of 3 Jan 2017, Troops to Teachers state office funding has been delayed while a review is being conducted to determine if the grant portion of the program was operating in accordance with DoD regulations. Applications for participation in the Troops to Teachers program are being received and processed. Financial assistance in the form of a stipend or a bonus may be available to participants who meet military service, education and application requirements. Troops to Teachers National Office professionals are standing by to answer questions and/or work through any issues.