The National History Day in Colorado state office is excited to offer many different professional development and training opportunities. If you are interested in having us conduct a training at your district for educators or hold a workshop for your students, please contact us!
History Day Focused Trainings
National History Day in Colorado, Teaching with Primary Sources, & History Colorado invite teachers to Proving the Power of Historical Thinking Teacher Workshop
Date: September 26 & 27, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location: History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver
the workshop, teachers will learn the following:
How to incorporate History Day in their classrooms
the Library of Congress digital primary sources collection’s value in
How to create basic inquiry-based learning
experiences. Teachers can also explore the new History
How to include Colorado history into their History Day curriculum.
Benefits to Participants Include:
Travel stipend for those teachers traveling
more than 60 miles
Substitute teacher reimbursement for 9/26
& 9/27 (unless provided by district)
Coffee, lunch and an evening reception
A flash drive with TPS & History Day
materials for use in the classroom
For more details click here for the flyer or contact Kendra Black at firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited and registrations are due by June 1.
Click here to register for the training.
Current Training and Professional Development Opportunities Available from our Partner Organizations
- Click here to learn about free 60-minute teacher webinars available from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
Kentucky Historical Society: "Torn Within, Threatened Without: Kentucky and the Border States in the Civil War" (Stipends Possible)
Dates: June 23 to June 29, 2013 or July 14 to July 20, 2013
Description: Landmarks of American History and Culture grant workshops will be held from , at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort, Kentucky. Additional program information on workshop themes,
scholars, sites, schedule, and stipends, along with application
materials, is available at http://history.ky.gov/landmark/ or email: email@example.com. Application
deadline is March 4, 2013. More information about the NEH and its programs is
available at www.neh.gov.
NEH Summer Institute for School Teachers
- "The Transcontinental Railroad: Transforming California and the
Nation" will be held twice: June 23-28 and July
7-12, 2013 (applicants will indicate which week they prefer). A $1,200 stipend
will help to offset travel and living expenses. For more information click here.
- "Roots of the Arab Spring: Understanding the Historical Context for the Arab
Uprisings" will be held on the UC Davis campus from July 15 through
August 2, 2013. A $2,700 stipend will help to offset travel and living expenses.
For more information click here.
- National Conference on Geography Education
Date: August 1-4
hundreds of educators (K-12 & University) and geography professionals from
around the world for the 2013 National Conference on Geography
Education. Attend the 2013 conference in Denver, CO to exchange ideas,
research, resources, and best practices in geography education. Go to http://www.ncge.org/conference