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.

Summer Institute for Teaching the Holocaust

June 8-10th, 2022

Join the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University and the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum as we present a two-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 Education Manager, Andrea Miskewicz ( with questions about the Institute or the application.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the schedule of events for the Institute?

While we are still finalizing institute sessions, the following details are set:

June 8th is a virtual welcome from 7:00 - 8:00 pm EST | June 9th will begin in Atlanta at the Breman Museum followed by dinner at the Museum of History and Holocaust Education (MHHE) at Kennesaw State University | June 10th will take place at the MHHE at Kennesaw State University.

If I am accepted, what is included in the Insitute?

  • All meals on June 9th
  • Breakfast and lunch on June 10
  • Accomodations (double occupancy) at the Hampton Inn Atlanta Kennesaw on June 9
    • Accepted participants must pay the price difference should they prefer a single room
    • Should you want to arrive early on June 8, we can help you arrange a KSU hotel-rate.
  • Admission for all tours
  • Materials for your classroom

*Accepted participants are only responsible for their transportation and a non-refundable $30 registration fee.

Who is eligible to apply?

This conference is open to any district coordinator that works directly with teachers or any educator (pre- or in-service) that teaches Holocaust education (language arts, social studies, art, etc.) that plans to be in the classroom for the 2022-2023 school-year.

Click Here to Apply!

Application Deadline: April 22 | Participants will be selected by April 30