Online Education

Revolutionize your classroom with National History Day®!

National History Day has a full range of online graduate courses for middle and high school educators who want to implement our project-based curriculum into their classrooms using the framework of the National History Day Contest.

All National History Day courses provide practical advice as well as pedagogical strategies.

Along with creating classroom-ready materials customized to the needs of their students, participants also have the options of earning a certificate of professional development hours or (for an additional cost) graduate credit from the University of San Diego.

Upcoming Courses
2020 Course Schedule
Upcoming Courses

Fall 2019
Registration is now open for fall 2019 courses!

Introduction to Project-Based Learning through the National History Day Curriculum Framework
Dates: September 16 to December 16, 2019
Pre-requisites: none
Credit: 90 professional development hours OR 3 graduate extension credits
Cost: $425(professional development hour option) or $650.00 (graduate extension credit option)
Deadline: Friday, August 30, 2019
Description: This course is developed for secondary teachers and librarians who want to implement a project-based curriculum into their secondary classrooms using the curriculum framework of the National History Day program. The course provides practical advice as well as pedagogical strategies for implementing NHD into a classroom.

Click here to learn more and register.

Conducting Historical Research in the National History Day Curriculum Model
Dates: September 16 to December 16, 2019
Pre-requisites: Introduction to Project Based Learning through the National History Day Curriculum Framework OR five+ years experience with NHD
Credit: 90 professional development hours OR 3 graduate extension credits
Cost: $525 (professional development hour option) or $750.00 (graduate extension credit option)
Deadline: Friday, August 30, 2019
Description: This course is developed for middle and high school teachers and librarians who want to implement a project-based curriculum into their secondary classrooms using the curriculum framework of the National History Day program. The course will model the research process and have teachers engage in the process using a common research topic. The course will provide practical advice as well as pedagogical strategies for implementing NHD into a classroom.

Click here to learn more and register.

2020 Course Schedule

Summer/Fall 2019
Look for more courses coming in Winter 2019.