Workshops and Training

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Educator Workshop Series "Teaching About the Holocaust: Lessons for Today"

The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust presents the "Teaching About the Holocaust: Lessons for Today" workshop series at locations throughout the state.These free two-day professional development workshops for educators will provide teaching resources and pedagogical approaches. Each workshop is open to educators of grades 5 and up, including classroom teachers of any discipline, school administrators, curriculum coordinators, and media specialists. Meals are provided. Reimbursement for substitute pay is available. Click here for details.

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2016

October 13-14, 2016 - Georgia Council for the Social Studies Conference

The 2016 conference will be held at the Classic Center in Athens on October 13-14, 2016.  Click here to register and for more information. The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust will be presenting the following sessions:

2015

October 22, 2015 - 2015 Georgia Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference: "Holocaust ID Cards Activity: Translating Statistics into People" presentation

The Georgia Council on the Social Studies (GCSS) hosts an annual conference. The 2015 conference will be held at the Classic Center in Athens on October 22nd and 23rd, 2015. A large number of teachers from across Georgia participate in over 100 concurrent sessions and visit the exhibit hall filled with social studies resources. The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust will be presenting a session titled "Holocaust ID Cards Activity: Translating Statistics into People". 

August 23, 2016 - "Film and Archives of WWII and the Holocaust" organized by the Mémorial de la Shoah and hosted by the Atlanta History Center
This free one-day workshop for teachers and educators is organized in conjunction with the presentation of “Filming the Camps, from Hollywood to Nuremberg: John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens” at the Atlanta History Center, an exhibition curated by historian and film director Christian Delage, designed, created, and distributed by the Mémorial de la Shoah (Paris, France), and made possible through the generous support of SNCF. Participating teachers will receive a Certificate of Attendance/Course Completion Form for seven (7) contact hours. Click here for details.
January 29-30, 2015 Professional Development Workshop: Teaching About the Holocaust
The Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University and the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, presents a two-day professional development event that will provide teachers 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. Educators will receive one PLU for ten hours of attendance. An additional PLU will be issued on completion of a project. Click here for details.

2014

October 16, 2014 - "Teaching the Holocaust" presentation at GCSS 2014 Annual Conference

The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust will be presenting "Teaching the Holocaust" at 2:15 in the Cypress Room 1. This presentation will explore the content, methodologies, and rationales for teaching the history of the Holocaust; increase teachers’ knowledge of the Holocaust; and examine contemporary issues associated with the history. Click here for details.

October 26, 2014 Affiliate Event - Elementary Educators Workshop: Introducing Students to the Holocaust
During this two-hour workshop, elementary teachers will explore techniques for introducing the complex topic of the Holocaust to their students. Teachers will receive classroom-ready resources including a teacher’s guide, DVDs, and lesson plans. Click here for details.