Teachers

National History Day Workshops

Locations

Online/Distance Learning

Student Searching Website
  • Webinar with National History Day and the National Archives, October 7, 2014, 6 p.m. ET: Using Primary and Secondary Sources Effectively Register
  • Save the Date! Google Hangout with National History Day and the National Archives, December 2, 2014, 6 p.m. ET: Category Exploration
  • Recorded webinar featuring National History Day, the White House Historical Association, and the National Archives from September 9, 2014. View on YouTube: Introduction to the 2015 NHD Theme
  • Recorded webinar featuring National History Day, the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, and the National Archives from November 2013. View on YouTube: Teaching Tools for National History Day

Washington, DC

Declaration of Independence
  • Teacher and student workshops and research assistance on certain Saturdays in the Boeing Learning Center at the National Archives Museum. For dates, check the: DC National History Day Page
  • Students, families, and teachers can visit the Boeing Learning Center at the National Archives Museum to explore primary sources for NHD projects Monday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Reservations not required; but advance notice is helpful. Contact Us

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum (West Branch, IA)

Herbert Hoover
  • Getting Started on Research—November 7, 2014, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Join the staff at the Herbert Hoover to learn about getting started on research. Topics will include internet research, primary and secondary sources, process papers, researching, bibliographies, and more! Contact Us
  • Open Research and Workshops—December 12, 2014, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Join the staff at the Herbert Hoover to work through your specific questions about your category, research, process paper, thesis, and judging. Contact Us
  • Distance Learning—Call (319) 643-6031 to schedule a distance-learning NHD workshop.
  • NHD Outreach—Call (319) 643-6031 to schedule Hoover staff to come and workshop with your students at your school. Travel is limited to driving distance and schedule.

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum (Independence, MO)

Harry Truman
  • Workshop for students and teachers—October 18, 2014, 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. National winners, contest coordinators and area teachers will share best practices for NHD. "Leadership and Legacy" theme materials will be available. New rule books will also be on hand. Register
  • Classroom presentations made by appointment. Contact Us
  • NHD Regional Contest is February 28, 2015 at the Truman Library
  • More NHD Resources

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum (Austin, TX)

LBJ
  • History Day Teacher Workshop— Saturday, September 27, 2014, 9 a.m.–noon. Register

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum (Atlanta, GA)

Jimmy Carter
  • NHD Georgia Research Roundup— October 25, 2014, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. We will introduce students to the process of archival research, and help them refine or choose a topic from our records to present for NHD 2015. RSVP by October 17 to ensure a seat. Contact Us

National History Day Updates

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