Lillian Merrill, Saniya Pearson, and Aliyah Smith placed second at the 2022 Maryland History Day State Contest. They advanced to National History Day, where they won the Gold Medal in their category. In 2023, along with other national honorees, they visited the State House. We spoke with them about their experience.
May 2, 2023
Denise Kresslein, Advanced Academics Teacher at North Carroll Middle School and Westminster East Middle School and Thomas Stavely of Parkdale High School were named this year’s Maryland History Day Statewide Middle and High School Teacher of the Year, respectively. The teachers discuss the impact of Maryland History Day program on students.
April 18, 2023
Last fall, the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program awarded us $82,188 to support a Maryland History Day for English Learners Curriculum, featuring a collection of lesson plans and worksheets. We’re in the creation stage of this project, and we recently spoke about it with Lia Atanat, our Maryland History Day Outreach & Professional Development Coordinator.
March 31, 2022