Teachers at Workshop

Outreach & Workshops


The National History Day in Ohio staff is available to come out to your classroom. Outreach services include:

NHD-OH staff is available to come to your school and present to students on a variety of topics such as: Introduction to NHD, Research Journey, Tips for Creating Projects. Presentations can be tailored to meet your class needs. Staff can also provide feedback or consultations with students on their projects.
Cost : $10 per presentation + $0.52 per mile.

Download the Outreach Request form. Please mail the form or email the information to the state office to schedule your visit.

Outreach can also be done via webinars with students and can cover much of the same material as an in-person visit. Email the state office to schedule a webinar with your class.
Cost: $10 per presentation.


Teacher workshops are held around the state throughout the fall. Every year a workshop is held in October at the Ohio History Center in Columbus. Next year's workshop is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Check back in August for dates of fall workshops.



We offer a variety of webinars throughout the year. Webinars are typically 1 hour long and all you need is internet access!
Unless noted, webinars are from 4-5pm and are $10 each.  You can register for webinars here.
  • November 7: Researching for NHD
  • December 11: Interpreting Primary Sources
  • January 13-17: Specific Category Tips: 13th- Exhibits, 15th- Websites, 16th- Documentaries, 17th- Performances 
  • January 29: Thesis Statements and Bibliographies
  • February 5: Judges: What they look for and interviews

Register for webinars here.


Thanks to a grant from the Midwest Center for Teaching with Primary Sources, we were able to offer 3 free webinars in 2013 on using Library of Congress resources and how to apply them to NHD projects. Watch all three webinars using the links below

Music as a Primary Sources

Using Newspapers

Maps and More


If you have suggestions for topics to be covered in a 1-2 hour webinar, please email the office:
Cost varies for webinars.


Field Trips

NHD-OH also hosts History Day focused field trips to the Ohio History Center. They can be customized to your schedule and needs. Download a sample agenda here.
There must be 1 chaperone for every 10 students.
Please contact the NHD-OH office to schedule a date.
Cost: $5 per student 

Video Distance Learning Program:

National History Day in Ohio staff can be in your classroom through video conferencing equipment and interact with your students. Click here to sign up for a program.
Cost: $50 in state, $75 out of state