Professional Development

We offer a number of professional development workshops throughout the school year in partnership with local, national, and international Holocaust education organizations to help prepare teachers to educate about this difficult and important period of history. See below for an up-to-date list of professional development opportunities available at the Museum of History and Holocaust Education.


Pre-Service Teacher Workshop for Holocaust Education

Registration Now Open! (Click Here)

November 4, 2022 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

(Breakfast & Lunch Included)

Kennesaw State University Bagwell College of Education, the University of North Georgia College of Education, Georgia State University, and the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, present a one day professional development workshop that will provide pre-service teachers with resources and pedagogical approaches to teach about the Holocaust.

During this workshop, participants will hear from experts in the field, learn about the best pedagogical approaches to teaching the Holocaust, get a chance to network with other pre-service teachers, and hear from a Holocaust survivor. Sessions will include topics such as:

Holocaust Literature

Empathy

Resistance

Eyewitness Testimony

Photography

Please email Adult Program Coordinator and Accessibility Specialist Tyler Crafton-Karnes for more information.

*Space is limited, so please register as soon as possible to ensure your spot.


Summer Institute for Teaching the Holocaust

Applications Open On December 1, 2022

June 6th-8th, 2023

Join the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University and the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum as we present a three-day educator conference which will include conversations with Holocaust Survivors and:

  • Networking opportunities with scholars, museum professionals and other educators
  • Historical context for Holocaust education
  • Hands-on lessons
  • Museum and historic Temple tours
  • Research-based strategies for teaching difficult topics
  • Classroom materials

Contact Head of Education, Andrea Miskewicz (amiskewi@kennesaw.edu) with questions about the Institute.

 

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