CSU-Pueblo to host Southern Colorado History Day


Colorado State University – Pueblo to Host History Day for 17th Consecutive Year
PUEBLO – Colorado State University – Pueblo again will host Southern Colorado History Day (SCHD) in March of 2010 but is starting now to recruit participants from all southeastern Colorado middle schools and high schools through a series of workshops this fall given by the History Day Coordinator and History Student Ambassadors.

The theme for the March 13, 2010 event is “Innovation in History: Impact and Challenge.”  A detailed description of the theme and registration forms can be found at the history day website. http://faculty.colostate-pueblo.edu/jacqueline.stroud/.  This will be the 17th consecutive year the University has hosted History Day competition, which aims improve teaching and learning of history in American schools.

The History Day in Colorado state office will sponsor teacher training workshops around Colorado in Fall 2009.
Saturday, October 1
Mesa State College, Grand Junction
Saturday, October 24 and/or Saturday, November 14
October 24- Overview of the History Day Curriculum
November 14- Five presentation techniques, judging techniques, and examples of exemplary projects. Time will be allotted to judge and discuss critiquing procedures.
Denver Public Schools and Metropolitan Area
1330 Fox Street, Denver, Colorado 80204
Saturday, November 7
Greater Denver Metropolitan Area
Community College of Aurora
Teachers can earn up to 8-1/2 hours of CDE recertification credit for attending both sessions of the workshop. One credit in graduate education is available.
The national contest will take place June 13-17, 2010.  For more information regarding the national contest, refer to the website. www.nhd.org

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.