National History Day

It's more than a day, it's an experience!

aka NHD   |   College Park, MD   |  http://www.nhd.org

Mission

National History Day improves the teaching and learning of history.

Ruling year info

1979

Executive Director

Dr. Cathy Gorn

Main address

4511 Knox Road Suite 205

College Park, MD 20740 USA

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EIN

34-1262642

NTEE code info

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

History Museums (A54)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

National History Day

National History Day's operating programs include: a national student contest, a contest that awards outstanding students and teachers from across the country for excellence; the NHD teacher institute, a program that develops educators' teaching skills; and the NHD annual golf tournament that supports student internships; and teacher workshops throughout the country. NHD also produces a newsletter and Web site that includes lesson plans and activities for students and teachers. NHD partnered with The National Archives and created the "Our Documents" initiative to engage Americans in a better understanding of 100 milestone documents that shape our nation. In addition, NHD is a part of the American Journeys project with the Wisconsin Historical society a program dedicated to providing more than 18,000 primary sources to students and teachers.

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Awards

National Humanities Medal 2012

President of the United States

Financials

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National History Day

Board of directors
as of 11/6/2018
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Celie Niehaus

BBVA Compass

Jim Harris

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes