The Museum offers a variety of professional development programs dedicated to promoting accurate and relevant teaching of the Holocaust. Teachers who attend Museum conferences learn the foundations of effective Holocaust education, including guidance regarding accurate history, appropriate pedagogy, and classroom strategies.

  • Belfer National Conferences for Educators

    Belfer National Conferences for Educators

    This conference is held annually in the summer. Funded by a grant from the Belfer Foundation, this conference is designed for middle and high school educators and community college faculty.

  • Museum Teacher Fellowship Program

    Museum Teacher Fellowship Program

    This program is held each summer to train leaders in the field of Holocaust education. The fellows are a national corps of skilled educators who assist the Museum’s efforts to promote quality Holocaust education that is rooted in accurate history and responsible pedagogy.

  • Holocaust Institute for Teacher Educators

    Holocaust Institute for Teacher Educators

    The Holocaust Institute for Teacher Educators prepares education methodology professors to equip teacher candidates with the skills and expertise they need to teach about the Holocaust effectively.

  • Conference for Holocaust Education Centers

    Conference for Holocaust Education Centers

    This conference explores the challenges of creating effective Holocaust education programs for teachers.