Educator Resources

Distance Learning Programs

Visit the National Archives without leaving your school or home! We offer free distance learning opportunities for students and educators.

ASL interpreters are available with at least seven business days' advance notice.

K–12 Programs

Our standards-based, interactive programs feature historical documents, photographs, maps, posters, and other primary sources.


Civics for All of US

Civics for All of US is the new education initiative from the National Archives that promotes civic literacy and engagement. Learn more about our student distance learning programs available by-request or as regularly scheduled webinars.

Students in a distance learning program

    Educator Professional Development Webinars

    Join the National Archives for free professional development webinars that highlight primary source documents and classroom resources.

    National History Day Webinars

    National History Day Students, Teachers and Parents – Join us for NHD workshops to learn about:

    • resources for projects and primary source research from the National Archives and our partner organizations,
    • the theme and categories,
    • using primary and secondary sources effectively, and
    • teaching tools for NHD.

    We also offer help and training in person at our DC, regional, and Presidential Library locations. Explore all of our resources on our National History Day pages,, and our Education Updates blog.