The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust presents the educator workshop series "Teaching About the Holocaust: Lessons for Today" at locations throughout the state.
Teaching about the Holocaust demands a high level of sensitivity and keen awareness of the subject matter. The workshops in this series provide educators with resources and pedagogical approaches to teach about this period of history and the important lessons it provides.
In order to attend, registration is required. Click here to register. By registering, you are agreeing to the attendee requirements listed on the bottom of this page.
Educators of grades 5 and up, including but not limited to classroom teachers of any discipline, school administrators, curriculum coordinators, and media specialists. Priority will be given to educators who are currently assigned to teach about the Holocaust.
Workshop attendees will receive:
Free books and resources
Certification of contact hours
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
- attend both days of the workshop
- provide their own transportation to and from the site
- complete an evaluation of the workshop 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
|January 26-27, 2017|
|February 9-10, 2017|
|March 2-3, 2017|
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 series has also been made possible with support from The Marcus Foundation, Inc.