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...a great way to rejuvenate your study/love of American history.
~Cristina Kalesse, Red Clay School District
Turning points and learning points in American history.
Upcoming Special Events

Register for the following:

Fort Delaware Field Trip with Delaware Historical Society
Date: June 14, 2014
Time: 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Location: Fort Delaware
Details: History Lives!…At Fort Delaware
Register: Survey Monkey

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National and State History Teachers of the Year


Holly GolderFreedom Project Teacher Holly Golder Named 2014 Delaware History Teacher of the Year!

The Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History has named Holly Golder of the Red Clay Consolidated School District’s Cab Calloway School as the newest state history teacher of the year.  “I am very honored to receive this prestigious award from Gilder Lehrman, and I am indebted to projects like the Teaching American History Freedom Project that has allowed teachers, like myself, to continue to grow professionally.”


Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History names Jill Szymanski the 2013 National History Teacher of the Year!

Jill Szymanski“I received this award largely as a result of my participation in the Teaching American History Freedom Project and the fact that I have tried to remain a lifelong learner,” Szymanski says. “My history instruction over the past three years has improved greatly and I attribute this growth to my work with the University of Delaware through the Teaching American History grant’s Freedom Project. The project has given me the time and resources to make important changes in my classroom practices.”

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District Partners

Red Clay Consolidated School District:

Becky Reed at Rebecca.reed@redclay.k12.de.us
Supervisor of Social Studies & Project Co-Director

Christina School District:

Portia Tyson at tysonp@christina.k12.de.us
Secondary Curriculum Specialist – Social Studies
District Co-Content Chair of  Secondary Social Studies
Christina School District

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