History Day L.A.

Breaking Barriers in History



In light of the recent health events taking place across Los Angeles County and under the guidance from the Department of Public Health, in regards to bringing large groups of people together, the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) cancelled the face-to-face History Day Los Angeles contest which was scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at San Gabriel High School. In it's place, a "virtual contest" was held thanks to the hard work and diligence of our History Day LA Coordinator James Keipp and many others. History Day L.A. provides opportunities for students, grades 4-12, to create posters, exhibits, papers, web sites, performances, and documentary presentations on this year’s theme, Breaking Barriers in History. Participation improves academic achievement and develops important 21st century skills to prepare
Getting Started
Getting Started for Students
What is History Day, you ask? Each year more than half a million students just like you participate across the nation. You choose a historical topic related to the annual theme, and then conduct primary and secondary research. ...Read more
Getting Started for Teachers
Want your students to love history? Then History Day L.A. is the program for you!...Read more
Getting Started for Judges
Your role as a judge is critical to the success of History Day L.A.! Obviously we cannot conduct a competition without judges. But we also know that having competent, caring judges is key to creating a fabulous experience for students, their teachers and families. ...Read more
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See an album of photos from History Day L.A....Read more
Contact Us
James Keipp
History Day L.A. Coordinator
Michelle Herczog, Ed.D.
Coordinator III, History-Social Science
Los Angeles County Office of Education