A free two-day workshop for educators (substitute pay available) offered by the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust. Teaching about the Holocaust demands a high level of sensitivity and keen awareness of the subject matter. This workshop provides educators with resources and pedagogical approaches to teach about this period of history and the important lessons it provides. The workshop is FREE of charge and include books and resources from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Meals are provided. Educators receive certification of contact hours. Reimbursement for substitute pay is available.
The workshop includes:
Free meals, books, and resources
Reimbursement for substitute pay
Powerful testimony by a Holocaust survivor
Presentations by Holocaust educators
Model lessons and activities
Certification of contact hours
Registration is required. Click here to register: http://holocaust.georgia.gov/workshops
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 are required to:
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 workshopA