May 31 – June 2, 2020
Global Gathering of Holocaust Survivors, Descendants, Educators and Friends
Commemorating 75 years of liberation
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Registration opens Spring, 2019
For more: www.liberation75.org
Echoes and Reflections
Courses by Echoes and Reflections (sponsored by the Anti Defamation League, Yad Vashem and the USC Shoah Foundation) are free of charge. For information, see echoesandreflections.org.
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.
North Carolina Council on the Holocaust Teacher Workshops
Free One Day Teacher Workshops on the Holocaust Fall 2019
Details, Registration, & Additional Workshops: http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/holocaust-council/workshops/
Wake County: October 11 (Friday). Raleigh, Temple Beth Or. Remembering Our Past: Teaching Difficult History:
Guilford County: October 24 (Thursday).Greensboro. Jewish History and Child Survivors (presented with Centropa).
Lincoln County: November 21 (Thursday) Lincolnton. Site TBA. History of the Holocaust: The N.C. Connection.
New Hanover County: December 2 (Monday) Wilmington. Resistance during the Holocaust.
Forsyth County, December 3 (Tuesday). Winston-Salem. Oath and Opposition: Education in the Third Reich.
Martin County (date TBA). Williamston. Why Teach About the Holocaust in 2019?
Spring 2020 workshops:
Caldwell County – March 18 (Wednesday)
Haywood County - TBA
Orange County - TBA
Scotland County – TBA
Workshop hours 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Free; 0.6 CEU renewal credit
Substitute pay provided for public school teachers
Survivor: A local Holocaust survivor speaker is featured
Best Practices: Featuring 1:1 technologies and current pedagogical methods
Contact: Karen Klaich or Juanita Ray, Co-Directors of Teacher Workshops, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
• Workshops are open to North Carolina teachers in public, charter, home and private schools.
• Most appropriate for Language Arts and social studies teachers, Grades 6-12, including those teaching American and world history, geography, Holocaust literature; yet all teachers are welcome.
• Substitute pay is provided for public school teachers through the NC Council on the Holocaust, an agency of the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.
• Participants receive a packet of teaching materials, plus selections from the Council’s publication, The Holocaust: A North Carolina Teacher's Resource (available online on the Council website).
• Visit N.C. DPI: http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/holocaust-council/workshops or ncholocaustcouncilworkshops.org for registration information.
Visit the Council’s website at www.ncpublicschools.org/holocaust-council to download the full Teacher Guide and to learn the Council’s other resources, including traveling exhibits, traveling plays, Holocaust survivor speakers, and the annual state Holocaust Commemoration.
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). Workshops are held throughout the school year at sites across the state. Contact the Council for more information.