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Teacher Resources

Virginia History Day Teacher Workshop

On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, the Virginia Historical Society will host a Virginia History Day Teacher workshop from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The workshop will include an overview of the Virginia History Day program and requirements, how to incorporate the contest into your curriculum, project timeline examples, details on Virginia Historical Society collections and resources, and a question and answer session with a veteran VHD teacher. Lunch will be provided.

Virginia History Day Online Teacher Workshop

On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, the Virginia Historical Society will host an online Virginia History Day Teacher workshop. The online workshop will be offered from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. or 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. The online webinar will include an overview of the Virginia History Day program and requirements, how to incorporate the contest into your curriculum, project timeline examples, details on Virginia Historical Society collections and resources, and a question and answer session with a veteran VHD teacher. After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar.