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2019 Candy Brown Holocaust & Human Rights Educator Conference

Monday, July 8, 2019 - Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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

Submission Deadline: June 15, 2019
2019 Candy Brown Holocaust & Human Rights Educator Conference Flyer

Register Online: dallasholocaustmuseum.formstack.com/forms/2019holocaustandhumanrightsconference

For more information, contact Claire Robinson, Museum Educator, at crobinson@dallasholocaustmuseum.org.

Every Child has a Name Legacy Project

Anne Frank was one of 1.5 million children murdered during the Holocaust. The Every Child Has a Name Legacy Project will remember these children through research and creative thought. The Project will run in conjunction with the special exhibition, Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank at the Dallas Holocaust Museum. Students can vist the exhibition, learn about Anne and then research another child murdered during the Holocaust.

Submission Deadline: April 29, 2019
Every Child Has a Name Legacy Project PDF

Register Online:
dallasholocaustmuseum.formstack.com/forms/everychildhasaname

For more information, contact Dani Rossano, Museum Educator, at drossano@dallasholocaustmuseum.org.

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.