Kelsie Eckert

Kelsie Eckert
Assistant Professor of Practice
Program Coordinator for Social Studies Education
Phone: (603) 535-3072
Office: Arts & Technologies, Memorial Building Rm 108, MSC 30, Plymouth, NH 03264
Pronouns: She/her/hers


BA, Principia College
MEd, Plymouth State University

Kelsie Brook Eckert is the coordinator of social studies education at Plymouth State University, the president of the Remedial Herstory Project (RHP), and a board member for the New Hampshire Council for the Social Studies. She taught high school social studies for the better part of a decade, becoming the 2020 Gilder Lehrman NH Teacher of the Year and 2019 Nominee, a 2016 Normandy Scholar, and the 2015 NH National History Day Teacher of the Year. In her work for RHP, she has developed dozens of lesson plans on diverse women’s history, hosts a weekly podcast on women’s history, and is the project director for the RHP YouTube video series.

She has a master’s in social studies education from Plymouth State and is the recipient of several academic awards including Graduate Assistant of the Year, and Outstanding Graduate Alumni Award.

Eckert has traveled all over the world including Mongolia, China, Mexico, and Europe. In college, she was a varsity soccer and lacrosse player and choreographed ballet for the school’s dance production.

After college, Eckert took up triathlons and back-country skiing. Recently, she upped the distance and became an 3x ironman.