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University of Colorado Denver College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Colorado History Day
 

National History Day in Colorado


Thinking About Implementing History Day in Your Curriculum?

New and Improved Educator Workshop:

Leaving a Legacy of Leadership:
Primary Sources & National History Day
Educator Workshop
September 11 & 12, 2014
Click here for the flyer

Learn:

  • How to incorporate and strengthen History Day instruction in your classroom
  • How to search and locate millions of digital primary sources on the Library of Congress website (New this year: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced levels based upon teacher skill-level and experience)
  • How to create basic inquiry-based learning experiences
  • How to include Colorado history topics in your History Day instruction and in your classroom

Who is Eligible:

  • Current, past, and future History Day teachers who are committed to using History Day (new History Day teachers will be given priority)
  • Librarians, media specialists, technology teachers and other support personnel who will be working directly with History Day students

Benefits:

  • Travel stipend for those teachers traveling more than 60 miles
  • Substitute teacher reimbursement (unless provided by school/district)
  • History Day and TPS classroom materials
  • Recertification credit

To register online click here. Registration deadline is June 1st to attend this FREE teacher workshop. Space is limited.

Can't make it? Contact kendra.black@ucdenver.edu to see if the State Office can come to your school and offer a personalized training.

National History Day Graduate Course

In the fall, NHD is going to be offering their first graduate course for professional development for Social Studies teachers, English / Language Arts teachers, and School Librarians. The course is an introduction to Project Based Learning Using the NHD Framework. This is designed for teachers earning professional development credits (the rules vary in each state and in each district). Participants have the opportunity to receive three graduate credits from the University of San Diego for $600. 

Click here for more details

Current Event, Training, and Professional Development Opportunities Available from our Partner Organizations

  •  Ludlow Massacre Teacher Workshop from History Colorado

    This is an exceptional opportunity for educators to join in a learning experience that has many formats and possibilities in this summer and fall.  The workshop discusses the Ludlow Massacre which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and includes access to leading scholars on the subject including Thomas Andrews author of Killing for Coal, Bill Convery, Dawn Di Prince, and Bob Butero from the United Mine Workers.  

    Teachers can :

    1) Attend a workshop at History Colorado on July 22, 2014 for $25 which includes lunch and materials

    2) Attend the field study to El Pueblo and the Ludlow site with meals and transportation for $50

    3) Attend 4 google hangouts with scholars online. 

    Click here​ for more information.

  • Click here to learn about free 60-minute teacher webinars available from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
  • Right Start in Teaching Economics (Colorado Council for Economic Education)
    Where: Denver, TBD
    Cost: $100 (payable to FTE)
    When: June 23-26
    Register at www.fte.org