Teaching about the Holocaust: Southern California Teacher Forum on Holocaust Education
February 27–March 1, 2014
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Register Online by February 21, 2014
University of Southern California
Davidson Continuing Education Conference Center
3415 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California
This forum will explore the content, methodologies, and rationales for teaching the history of the Holocaust; increase teachers’ knowledge of the Holocaust; and examine contemporary issues associated with the history.
Participants will receive:
- Books and educational materials
- Certificates of attendance
- Complimentary one-year United States Holocaust Memorial Museum membership
- Breakfast and lunch each day
- Full funding for a substitute teacher for those who attend all three days
This is a free educational program.
For more information, please contact Greta Stults, program coordinator, at email@example.com.
Teaching about the Holocaust and Propaganda—Arizona Workshop
March 8, 2014
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Register Online by March 7, 2014
Burton Barr Central Library
1221 North Central Avenue
This one-day workshop will provide teachers with resources and strategies to prepare students to visit the Museum’s traveling exhibition State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda, on display at the Burton Barr Central Library from February 20 to June 1, 2014.
The workshop is free of charge to middle and high school teachers and includes books and teaching resources from the Museum. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
For more information, please contact Kristin Thompson, program coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In cooperation with the Phoenix Public Library, this workshop has been made possible by the generous support of donors to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Teachers’ Program
2014 Summer Seminar
July 1–19, 2014
Apply Online by March 14, 2014
Vladka Meed initiated the Summer Seminar of the Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Teachers’ Program in 1984. Designed for secondary school teachers who implement Holocaust studies in their classrooms, the seminar enables approximately 30 teachers to visit historical sites relating to the Holocaust and to hear directly from survivors and prominent scholars. The 2014 seminar will begin with a visit to the Museum and then travel to Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic.
Please note that this is is not a United States Holocaust Memorial Museum program; it is facilitated by the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Their Descendants. Learn more about the program and associated costs on the Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Teachers’ Program website (external link). Questions should be directed to Elaine Culbertson, program director, at email@example.com.