New York City History Day


New York City History Day (NYCHD) is a program where students in grades 6-12 create projects based on original historical research and analysis. Students have the opportunity to win prizes and progress to the State and National History Day (NHD) contests.

NYCHD is FREE for all New York City students!

There are no entrance fees associated with New York City History Day and the Center for Brooklyn History will cover fees for students who qualify for the State and National Contest. Travel scholarships are also be available. NYCHD invites entries in the junior (middle school) and senior (high school) divisions for the following categories: Documentary, Exhibit, Paper, Performance, and Website.

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Key Dates

Registration for the 2024 Contest is closed!

  • Registration for New York City History Day: Tuesday, January 3, 2024 – Thursday, February 8, 2024
  • Virtual Judging: Documentaries, Papers, and Websites February 15 – March 3, 2024
  • In-Person Judging: Exhibits and Performances: Sunday, March 3, 2024
  • Award Ceremony: Thursday, March 7, 2024

Workshops

There are no upcomming workshops, please check back soon.


New York City History Day is sponsored in part by the Rose M. Badgeley Residuary Charitable Trust and the Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund.

Upcoming Events

Practicing in Community Series Session 4: Creating Gender-Affirming Spaces for Early Childhood and Beyond (CTLE 1.5)

Thu, Apr 18 7:00pm
Adams Street Library

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Registration is now closed. Here are some more events for educators: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/learn/educators 

Are you a family childcare provider, a paraprofessional, or a classroom teacher? No matter the setting, if you work with children you want to make them feel safe, seen,…

Early Childhood Symposium 2024: Putting the Science of Reading into Practice (CTLE 1)

Wed, May 8 7:00pm
Adams Street Library

CTLE early literacy educators

Join us for the Sixth Annual Early Childhood Symposium at Brooklyn Public Library. This year, we will explore Early Literacy and the Science of Reading in a series of four workshops offering 1-1.5 free CTLE credits each to NYS-certified educators.

Early Childhood Symposium 2024: Libraries, Early Literacy and the Science of Reading (CTLE 1.5)

Wed, May 15 4:30pm
Adams Street Library

CTLE early literacy educators

Join us for the Sixth Annual Early Childhood Symposium at Brooklyn Public Library. This year, we will explore Early Literacy and the Science of Reading in a series of four workshops offering 1-1.5 free CTLE credits each to NYS-certified educators.

Practicing in Community Series Session 5: Creating Gender-Affirming Spaces for Early Childhood and Beyond (CTLE 1.5)

Thu, May 16 7:00pm
Virtual

adult learning CTLE early literacy

Registration is now closed. Here are some more events for educators: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/learn/educators 

Are you a family childcare provider, a paraprofessional, or a classroom teacher? No matter the setting, if you work with children you want to make them feel safe, seen,…

Early Childhood Symposium 2024: Making Sense of the Science of Reading Movement and Supporting Early Literacy (CTLE 1.5)

Wed, May 22 7:00pm
Adams Street Library

CTLE early literacy educators

Join us for the Sixth Annual Early Childhood Symposium at Brooklyn Public Library. This year, we will explore Early Literacy and the Science of Reading in a series of four workshops offering  1-1.5 free CTLE credits each to NYS-certified educators.

Early Childhood Symposium 2024: The Impact of a Diverse Classroom Library on Reading Outcomes (CTLE 1.5)

Wed, May 29 4:30pm
Adams Street Library

CTLE early literacy educators

Join us for the Sixth Annual Early Childhood Symposium at Brooklyn Public Library. This year, we will explore Early Literacy and the Science of Reading in a series of three workshops offering 1.5 free CTLE credits each to NYS-certified educators.

Early Childhood Educator Series: How to Create and Facilitate a School Rainbow Club (CTLE-1)

Wed, Jun 12 7:00pm
Virtual

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What is a Rainbow Club? Why is it important to create gender-affirming spaces in elementary schools? Are Rainbow Clubs just for kids who identify as gender-expansive? What about allies? How do we get buy-in from other parents, school administrators, and students? What relevant multi-age…

Practicing in Community Series Session 6: Creating Gender-Affirming Spaces for Early Childhood and Beyond (CTLE 1.5)

Thu, Jun 20 7:00pm
Virtual

adult learning CTLE early literacy

Registration is now closed. Here are some more events for educators: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/learn/educators 

Are you a family childcare provider, a paraprofessional, or a classroom teacher? No matter the setting, if you work with children you want to make them feel safe, seen,…

 

Register for NYC History Day

Registration for New York City History Day is now open through February 8, 2024.

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