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Maine National History Day - National History Day Teacher Resources

This website contains links to several teacher resources for the 2014 Maine National History Day.   One important resource for instructors will be the National History Day Teacher Institute which will take place at the University of Maine in Orono from 9:00 am -2:30 pm, Thursday October 24, at the Wells Conference Center.  This is a free professional development program for grade 6-12 teachers which will provide participants with a range of resources and information to support their students in creating entries for the National History Day (NHD) statewide contest at the University of Maine of April 12, 2014.  Registered participants in the Institute will receive contact hours toward recertification.

Registration for National History Day begins on January 29,2014 and ends on March 28, 2014.  All websites and papers need to be completed by March 28,2014.  Your registration is not complete until all required information is submitted and payment has been received.  Please click the link below to see all online registration instructions.

Online Registration Instructions

Please click the links below for more information.

National History Day Teacher Institute Schedule Orono, Maine

National History Day Teacher Institute Information Portland, Maine

National History Day Teacher Institute Schedule Portland, Maine


Please click the following links for more teacher information regarding Maine National History Day.

National History Day Common Core

National History Day Rulebook

National History Day Theme

Schedule of Events

What do students have to say about their National History Day experience?

What is National History Day?

Below is the Maine Department of Education’s Center for Best Practice’s  recently posted video regarding Whittier Middle School’s integrated approach to National History Day at last year’s competition.

Remember for more information regarding National History Day please visit


For more information please contact Maine NHD State Coordinator:

John Taylor Phone: 207-474-7133 Email: 


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Contact Information

5774 Stevens Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5774
Phone: (207) 581-1907/1908 | Fax: 207-581-1817 E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System