National History Day in the Classroom – Workshop for Teachers

When: July 16-20, 2017
Where: LaGrange College, LaGrange Georgia
For Whom: Middle and High School teachers

Hosted by LaGrange College, and part of NHD Georgia’s mentoring and outreach partnership, this workshop will focus on implementing National History Day in the classroom—from topic selection and research, to project development and presentation. Under the leadership of Tim Hoogland of National History Day Minnesota, along with LaGrange College history faculty and Lewis Library staff, teachers will learn many tips and engage in hands-on practice with the goal of strengthening their work with student researchers in the classroom. The workshop will introduce participants to all NHD presentation categories with an emphasis upon documentary production. This workshop is open to 30 teachers.

Registration: Teachers may register as either Residential or Commuter.

  • Residential Fee: $125– Fee includes training, activities, resources, housing and most meals. Participant housing will be located in the Servant Scholars Dorm (also known as Broad Street Apartments, LaGrange College’s finest residence facility). Please note that on campus housing is limited and will be assigned first come/first served basis.

  • Commuter Fee: $75– Fee includes training, activities, resources and most meals.

A deposit of $75 for residential participants and $40 for commuters is due at the time of registration. Cancellations after 1 June 2017 result in loss/forfeiture of deposit.

Certificates of completion will be provided for placement in your professional development portfolio.

Space is limited so register now!

For more information please contact:

Laura McCarty, State Co Coordinator
National History Day Georgia 


Kevin Shirley
State Co Coordinator
National History Day Georgia

Application Deadline: June 1, 2017. To apply, complete and return the following form along with registration fee/deposit (payable to LaGrange College):

Dowload the print application.

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Kevin Shirley
Program Coordinator
Phone 706-880-8033

Contact the Program
Phone 706-880-8174