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Professional Development

National Contest Professional Development Sessions
Get a jump on the 2014-2015 school year and contest season by attending one of four teacher professional development sessions during the National Contest. Bring your own laptop and leave each session with strategies and materials to put into your classroom in September 2014! Certificates of professional development will be offered. Click here for more information.

Summer Institute

NHD offers an exciting and unique summer institute for teachers and students. The Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom Albert H. Small Student & Teacher Institute engages fifteen student/teacher teams in a vigorous study of D-Day and World War II.
Click here for more information on the 2014 Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom Institute. 

National Council of Social Studies Conference
Saturday, November 23, 2013
St. Louis, Missouri
Learn how NHD helps prepare students for college and career
American Association of School Librarians Conference
Friday, November 15, 2013
Hartford, Connecticut
Learn how NHD helps School Librarians to meet Common Core Goals
March Teacher Newsletter
Click here to read the March Teacher Newsletter

Pennsylvania Council for Social Studies

Friday, October 18, 2013
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Did you attend the Pennsylvania Council ofr Social Studies meeting? See how NHD works...

Teacher Workshop

NHD state and district coordinators offer teacher workshops throughout the year. Please contact your state coordinator for information. Find your coordinator.

National History Day can provide customized week-long teacher institutes or 1-3 day workshops correlated to state standards and assessment models. Please contact us
 for more information.

Teacher Newsletters

September 2013 NHD Teacher Newsletter 
October 2013 NHD Teacher Newsletter
November 2013 NHD Teacher Newsletter
December 2013 NHD Teacher Newsletter
January 2014 NHD Teacher Newsletter
February 2014 NHD Teacher Newsletter

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NHD and the Common Core - Immigration Resources
National History Day in Pennsylvania
Saturday, September 21, 2013

Presentation Materials
Document Collection
NHD, Common Core and Primary Sources