Educator Workshop Series "Teaching About the Holocaust: Lessons for Today" - Macon, GA

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Thu, 03/03/2016 - 4:30pm to Fri, 03/04/2016 - 3:30pm
Bibb County Professional Learning Center
2003 Riverside Drive
Macon, GA 31204

The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, in cooperation with the Bibb County School District, presents a free two-day professional development workshop for educators.

March 3, 4:30-8:30 pm • March 4, 8:30am-3:30pm
Registration is required to attend. Please click here to register.

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.

The workshop is free of charge and includes books and resources from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. 

Each workshop is open to educators of grades 5 and up, including classroom teachers of any discipline, school administrators, curriculum coordinators, and media specialists. 

Dinner will be provided on Thursday, and continental breakfast and lunch will be provided on Friday. 

Educators will receive certification of contact hours. Reimbursement for substitute pay is available.

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Educators who attend this workshop will receive:
  • meals
  • documentation of the workshop agenda
  • reimbursement for substitute pay (if applicable)
  • educational resources both online and in-print, including the book The World Must Know from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • a certificate of attendance providing the number of contact hours
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)
  • be responsible for maintaining communication with program evaluators 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

In appreciation to the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) for supporting this educator training program. Through recovering the assets of the victims of the Holocaust, the Claims Conference enables organizations around the world to provide education about the Shoah and to preserve the memory of those who perished. This workshop has also been made possible with support from  The Marcus Foundation, Inc.