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2018 Candy Brown

Holocaust & Human Rights Educator Conference

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Join us for a 3-day Education Conference with multiple teacher workshops led by nationally recognized organizations and presentations by local survivors on Holocaust and human rights-related topics for the 21st century classroom.

The Educator Conference includes:

  • Echoes and Reflections Teacher’s Resource Guide
  • IWitness Introduction & Lesson Activities by USC Shoah Foundation
  • Presentations by representatives of local human rights organizations
  • Survivor speakers
  • Dallas Holocaust Museum Education Packet
  • Transportation & Tour of Dallas Holocaust Museum
  • CPE certification provided by ESC Region 10
  • All meals, beverages and snacks

Educator Workshop Series

Join the Museum and Echoes and Reflections for a comprehensive Holocaust teacher workshop to learn more about the Holocaust and its impact on history. These TEKS or Oklahoma Academic Standards aligned workshops provide the necessary resources and tools for AP U.S. History, U.S. History, Social Studies, World Geography/History, and Language Arts teachers to teach a lesson on the Holocaust and the liberation of the concentration camps during World War II.
Program Highlights:

  • A lecture on teaching the Holocaust
  • An introduction to online resources
  • Lesson activity to implement in the classroom
  • A 3-hour Echoes and Reflections teacher training using a Teacher’s Resource Guide
  • Dallas Holocaust Museum resources and UPSTANDER wristband
  • Meals & CPE credit included

2018 Regional Dates:

  • June 14: OU, Norman, OK
  • June 19: ESC Region 7, Tyler, TX
  • June 20: ESC Region 8, Pittsburg, TX
  • June 28: ESC Region 14, Abilene, TX
  • July 12: ESC Region 12, Waco, TX
  • July 16: ESC Region 9, Wichita Falls, TX

Unless otherwise noted, registration for workshops is available through the local Education Service Center. For more information, please contact Dr. Charlotte Decoster, Director of Education, at cdecoster@dallasholocaustmuseum.org.
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Educator Museum Orientations

Educator Museum Orientations are for educators and school administrators considering bringing their students to the Museum and for those who have already scheduled a visit. Orientations are provided upon request in-person or online through ZoomMeeting. Orientation is required annually for all educators of 5th grade school groups visiting the Museum.
During orientation, the education staff will prepare educators to use the Museum as an extension of the classroom. Educators will receive a teacher orientation packet, highlights of exhibit features, and explanation of tour options and procedures.

To request an online or in-person orientation, please contact Dr. Charlotte Decoster, Director of Education, at cdecoster@dallasholocaustmuseum.org.

Special Exhibit Preview Nights

The Dallas Holocaust Museum has regularly rotating special exhibits in its gallery. Special exhibits cover different themes on the Holocaust and other genocides. To introduce educators to these special exhibits, the Museum holds in-person and online workshops. These events are exclusively open to educators.