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Troops to Teachers
TTT provides counseling and referral services to military personnel interested in beginning a second career in Pre-K through 12 education. Will help applicants identify certification requirements, programs leading to certification and employment opportunities.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Defense and managed by the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES). Funding for the program is appropriated annually. The eligibility requirements for the program are based on federal legislation.
Operates on two levels: national and state. The National Office process all registrations for the program, maintains records and manages the funding. The State Offices are responsible for issues/counseling relative to certification (licensure) and employment.
To find the answers to many questions you have and some that you did not know to ask, view the information provided below. If you have any further questions, contact your TTT State Office, National Office Counselor or e-mail email@example.com.
Frequently Asked Questions (.PDF 73 KB)
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All current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces whose last period of service is characterized as honorable may participate in the program for counseling and referral services. Those who meet certain education, military service and registration requirements may also be eligible to apply for TTT financial assistance to assist with their transition to the classroom.
Returning User. If you started but did not complete your online registration, click here to go to the TTT Online Registration Login page to complete and submit your registration. If you need assistance with or have forgotten your username or password, contact one of our counselors at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 1-800-231-6242 ext. 3224 or 3157.
IMPORTANT: If you do not have an e-mail account, you cannot register online and will need to submit a paper registration. Click here to download the registration package (.PDF 206 KB) containing instructions and registration form. The completed and signed registration can be submitted by:
Mail: DANTES, Troops to Teachers, 6490 Saufley Field Rd, Pensacola, FL 32509-5243
Scan / E-mail: TTTRecord@navy.mil
Online registration for the program will include the following steps:
Create a username and password.
Login using your new username and password.
Complete the online registration which will require the following information:
vocational interests, certification program and/or licensure information, if applicable
personal and contact information
military service information
teaching and educational background information
Pre-K through 12 referral preferences
NOTE: Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required to submit your application. Your information will be saved as you complete each step; however, your information will not be submitted to TTT for review until completion of Step 4.
Review/validate the information you entered and authorize the release of personal information.
NOTE: Your registration will not be submitted to TTT unless you accept the terms outlined in the “Registration Validation/Release of Information Agreement” section.
If you have not previously registered with TTT click here to register online.
List of State Vacancy Sites (.PDF 11 KB)
Contact Information for TTT State Assistance Offices.
Troops to Teachers
DANTES, Code 02
6490 Saufley Field Rd.
Pensacola, FL 32509-5243
Fax: (850) 452-1096
Last Updated: 7/2/13