McKinleyville High School Teacher Selected for World War I Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ms. Tiffany Bullman, a teacher at Mckinleyville High School in
Mckinleyville, California is one of 114 teachers selected for a National History Day®
program titled Legacies of World War I. The program is a partnership between the U.S.
World War I Centennial Commission and National History Day. Bullman will participate in
webinars and discussions while learning about World War I with teachers from around the
world. As one of the selected teachers, Bullman receives free tuition, graduate credits,
and materials for the online program. 
Each of the 57 National History Day affiliates could choose two teachers for this honor and
the National History Day program in California selected Ms. Bullman.

“As part of the commemoration of the centennial of The Great War, National History Day
is proud to partner with the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission to help teachers
delve into the history of this global event,” said National History Day Executive Director
Dr. Cathy Gorn. “Bullman will learn about specific aspects of the war she can take back to
the classroom to ensure this piece of global history is not forgotten.”

This program is part of an educational partnership with the WWI Commission, the Gilder
Lehrman Institute of American History, National History Day, and the National World War I
Museum and Memorial. This new educational partnership will educate both teachers and
school students about World War I through a series of more than 100 teaching events
nationwide. More Information about the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission can be
found here: www.ww1cc.org.

About National History Day (NHD): NHD is a non-profit organization based in College
Park that seeks to improve the teaching and learning of history. The National History Day
Contest was established in 1974 and currently engages more than half a million students
in conducting original research on historical topics of interest. Students present their
research as a documentary, exhibit, paper, performance, or website. Projects compete
first at the local and affiliate levels, where the top entries are invited to the National
Contest at the University of Maryland at College Park. NHD is sponsored in part by
HISTORY®, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Park Service, and
Southwest Airlines. For more information, visit nhd.org.

Tiffany Bullman