The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is pleased to announce the 2013 Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators: Social Studies. The conference is funded by a grant from the Belfer Foundation.
Middle and high school educators and community college faculty are encouraged to attend. The conference is designed for educators with less than five years' experience teaching about the Holocaust, but educators with more experience may attend. Museum educators and scholars share rationales, strategies, and approaches for presenting the complex subject of the Holocaust to students.Participants hear survivor testimony and have extensive time to view the Museum's Permanent Exhibition; Some Were Neighbors: Collaboration and Complicity in the Holocaust (opening 2013); Remember the Children: Daniel's Story; From Memory to Action: Meeting the Challenge of Genocide; and other special exhibitions in the Wexner Center. Seminar sessions emphasize planning and implementing units of study for Holocaust education. Teachers who complete the program receive a set of educational materials and a voucher worth $100 to purchase Holocaust-related resources in the Museum shop.To apply, please complete this online application and fax a letter of recommendation from your supervisor to Christina E. Chavarria at 202.314.7888. Applications are due no later than June 21, 2013.
While there is no charge for the conference, participants are responsible for their own transportation and accommodations. A limited number of scholarships are available.
For more information, contact Christina E. Chavarria, Program Coordinator, National Outreach for Teacher Initiatives at 202.488.0466 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - Saturday, July 13, 2013 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SWWashington, District of Columbia 20024-2126202.488.0466
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