These projects can be entered into a series of competitions, from the local to the national level, where professional historians and educators
Student participants expend much time
and effort doing the following:
After selecting a historical topic that relates to an annual theme, students conduct extensive research using libraries, archives, museums, and oral
Students analyze and interpret their findings, draw conclusions about their topic's significance in history, and create final projects that
demonstrate their work.ucators evaluate them.
Connecticut History Day is one of 57 affiliate programs
of the highly regarded National History Day program.
In 2015, over 5,200 middle and high school students at 98 schools in 56 Connecticut towns participated in CHD. CHD provides critical support for Social Studies education in Connecticut. It has grown exponentially
in years to follow, but I don't have those numbers yet. Participating students gain confidence and develop skills that make them college and career ready.
Your support for Connecticut History
Day will fund:
- Free outreach workshops for students
- Teacher training
Six Regional Contests
- The CHD State Contest
- Scholarships for students and teachers to attend the NHD Contest at the Univ. of Maryland
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