Do you love history? Do you support dynamic hands-on projects for students?
Then the Maine National History Day coordinators are looking for you!
Sign up now to be a judge for the 2014 Maine National History Day competition, to be held at UMaine in Orono, on Saturday, April 12. Whether you've been a judge for several years running, or have never experienced the excitement and reward of History Day, you are invited to join the 2014 team. It's an inspiring experience!
Maine National History Day is an annual event for teachers and students in grades 6-12
which promotes critical thinking skills through project-based learning.
The competition runs from 10AM-4PM; judges must be on-site by 8:30AM. Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided. To register, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YBDB772 and provide your name, contact info, and rate your preferences for judging category. We strongly encourage you to sign up by February 28, and, as an extra incentive, we will put your name in a drawing for a great prize. (Compliments of Maine Historial Society and Maine Humanities Council.)
You'll get an initial confirmation email and, in mid-March, your judging assignment and detailed information and resources about the judging role and responsibilities, as well as the logistics of the day.
For questions about judging, contact: Nicole Rancourt, Program Officer, Maine Humanities Council, 773-5051, firstname.lastname@example.org OR Larissa Vigue Picard, Director of Education & Interpretation, Maine Historical Society, 774-1822 x215, email@example.com.
For more information on History Day 2014, visit http://umaine.edu/history/national-history-day/, or http://www.nhd.org/.