Echoes & Reflections empowers middle and high school educators with dynamic classroom materials and professional development. Offered and listed on their website is a powerfully-packed schedule of free year-round webinars, online courses, and in-person programs and other resources to help educators gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to effectively teach students about the holocaust.
Spring Program (on-demand access began 1/8/18) - Three-part online program: Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - you can join at your convenience and are supported by an expert facilitator throughout. http://echoesandreflections.org/prepare/?class=online
Advanced Learning Seminar at Yad Vashem (June 19 – 29, 2018)
Educational Journey through Poland with Yad Vashem (July 14 – 20, 2018)
Applications to participate in each of these 2018 summer seminars each of these were due in February, 2018. Yad Vashem Seminar must be submitted by February 1, 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by March 1, 2018, and will have until May 1, 2018 to complete the project. The costs of tuition and the hotel stay for all ten days of the seminar are fully subsidized. Participants will be reimbursed up to $1000 for their airfare to Israel.
Successful applicants for the Journey through Poland were notified by March 15, 2018, and have until May 15, 2018 to complete the project.
Holocaust Educators Workshop (HEW), June 17-21, 2018
This summer conference will be held at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, NC. The Holocaust Council will be providing most meals, accommodations for out-of-town participants at NCSU, and a certificate of participation for CEU credits. View flier & registration here: https://ncholocaustcouncil.org/opportunities-for-nc-educators/
2nd Summer Bus Trip to Washington, DC and the USHMM, July 11-14, 2018
Last year, the Holocaust Council sponsored its first bus trip for teachers to Washington, DC and the USHMM. The Council is offering its second bus trip for NC Holocaust educators. The NC Holocaust Council and the NC Holocaust Foundation will be covering most of the costs of this trip for 30 classroom teachers. View flier & application here: https://ncholocaustcouncil.org/opportunities-for-nc-educators/
More workshops offered listed here: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/holocaust-council/workshops/
Workshops are open to North Carolina teachers in public, charter, and private schools. They are most appropriate for Language Arts and Social Studies teachers in middle and high schools. Substitute pay is provided for public school teachers. Participants receive a packet of teaching materials, plus selections from the Council’s publication, The Holocaust: A North Carolina Teacher's Resource (available online in full via the Council website).
Seven to nine workshops are held throughout the school year at sites across the state. Over 8000 teachers and administrators have attended Council workshops since 1989.
Contact the Council for more information.
10th International Conference on Holocaust Education at Yad Vashem
Holocaust Education: Time, Place, and Relevance
June 25 – 28, 2018
International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel
US Holocaust Memorial Museum
Museum Teacher Fellowship Program: July 9 – 13, 2018
2018 Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators
English Language Arts Session: July 23 – 25, 2018
Social Studies / History Session: July 26 – 28, 2018