Educator Workshop - Gainesville, GA

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Thu, 12/06/2018 (All day) to Fri, 12/07/2018 (All day)
University of North Georgia—Gainesville Campus (Nesbitt Building, room 3110AB)
3820 Mundy Mill Rd
Oakwood, GA 30566

Lessons for Today: Teaching About the Holocaust

December 6, 4:30 - 8:30 p.m.
December 7, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, in cooperation with University of North Georgia College of Education, presents a free two-day professional development workshop for educators across the curriculum.


Priority registration is open until November 30.

By registering before this date, you are guaranteed materials.

Teaching about the Holocaust demands a high level of sensitivity and keen awareness of the subject matter. This workshop will provide educators with resources and pedagogical approaches to teach about the Holocaust.


This workshop is open to educators of grades 5 and up, including classroom teachers across the curriculum, school administrators, curriculum coordinators, and media specialists.


Registration is required to attend. You must register prior to the workshop to receive confirmation.

Educators who attend this workshop will receive:
  • Certification of contact hours
  • Free meals, books, and resources
  • Reimbursement for substitute pay
  • Powerful testimony by a Holocaust survivor
  • Presentations by professional Holocaust educators
  • Model lessons and activities for teaching to the new 2017 Georgia Standards of Excellence
Workshop attendees are required to:
  • attend both days of the workshop
  • provide their own transportation to and from the site
  • complete an evaluation of the workshop (will be provided by the Commission)
  • complete an evaluation 3 months and 6 months following the completion of the workshop
  • provide follow-up to the Commission demonstrating a commitment to sharing new materials or projects connecting students to the history and lessons of the Holocaust acquired as a result of attending the workshop

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