2022-2023 Workshop Schedule

In the beginning of each school year, we will publish the workshop and webinar schedule for the fall and then spring dates will be posted as we finalize them. Below, you will find the logistical information for each workshop as it becomes available. You only have to click on the link to register. We look forward to seeing you at our workshops!

In the 2022-2023 school year, we will be hosting two in person workshops and four webinars each semester. As dates, times, and locations become available, we will post them on this page!

September/October

DateWorkshop Title and DescriptionLocation TimeRegisterEvaluate
October 25, 2022Foundational Lessons for Teaching the Holocaust
Reflect on your rationale for teaching the Holocaust, learn how to use a timeline to teach the Holocaust effectively, and experience important, foundational lessons that you can use in your classroom immediately to teach the history of the Holocaust and provide important context for literature, primary sources, and informational text.
Kinston, NC
Gizella Gross Abramson Resource Center
In Person

8:00 AM -3:30 PM
Register HereEvaluate the workshop here 

November/December

DateWorkshop Title and DescriptionLocationTimeRegisterEvaluate
November 3, 2022Antisemitism, Denial, and Distortion
Come prepared to learn about the history of antisemitism and the denial and distortion movement. Then, learn effective lessons that you can use with your students to educate them so that they can become advocates for truth.
Temple Beth El
Charlotte, NC
In Person

8:00 AM-3:00 PM
Register HereEvaluate the Workshop Here
November 17, 2022Surviving Hitler: War Through the Eyes of a Teenager
In this webinar, meet not only the author of Surviving Hitler: Evading Stalin, Sherye Green, but also survivor Mildred Schindler Janzen and her daughter Susan Nickerson as they share this important story.
Zoom7:00-8:00 PMRegister HereEvaluate the Webinar Here

January/February

DateWorkshop TitleLocationTimeRegisterEvaluate
January 23, 2023
Understanding the Jewish Background to Elie Wiesel’s Night
Rabbi Fred Guttman will share the significance of the Jewish Background of Night. The topics of Moshe the Beadle and Jewish mysticism, the influence of the Jewish Holy days, and the author’s seeming loss of faith will be examined.  The overall message of the book will be discussed and an alternative ending to the book by Wiesel will be shared.
Zoom7:00-8:00 PMRegister Here Evaluate the Webinar Here
February 9, 2023
Connecting the Past to the Present: Teaching the Holocaust to Empower Youth to be Allies and Upstanders
This webinar will help educators create a bridge between lessons learned from the Holocaust to its relevance for students today, empowering them to be allies and upstanders. Liza Wiemer, award-winning educator and author of the highly acclaimed novel, “The Assignment,” will share what she learned from the research for her novel. She will also show how the way we teach the Holocaust has a direct impact on whether students apply that information to their own lives.


Zoom


7:00-8:00 PMRegister Here Evaluate the Webinar Here
February 28, 2023Thin Edge of the Wedge: Using Theater to Teach about the Holocaust
Meet Phyllis Zimbler Miller, the founder of the free nonfiction Holocaust project called Thin Edge of the Wedge. This free play will be shared in the webinar, along with adaptations for the classroom for teachers to use in their classrooms.
Zoom7:00-8:30 PM Register HereEvaluate the Webinar Here

March/April

DateWorkshop TitleLocationTimeRegisterEvaluate
March 28, 2023Remembering Jewish Resistance: The Tuchyn Story
The work of Dr. Anne Parsons and her students will be featured in this webinar that tells the story of resistance in Tuchyn during the Holocaust. Learn about the extraordinary exhibit both in person and online that you can use in your classroom starting in the spring of 2023.
Zoom7:00-8:00 PM
Register Here
Evaluate the Webinar Here
March 2023
Date TBD
Antisemitism, Denial, and Distortion
Come prepared to learn about the history of antisemitism and the denial and distortion movement. Then, learn effective lessons that you can use with your students to educate them so that they can become advocates for truth.
TBDIn Person

8:00 AM-3:30 PM
Register HereEvaluate the Workshop Here
April 2023
Date TBD
Life After the Holocaust: Displaced Persons and Refugees
Learn from retired teacher and media coordinator Amy Clark as she shares a presentation on life after the Holocaust in a format that you can use with your students to teach this topic, which is largely untouched by teachers when teaching about this time period.
Zoom7:00-8:00 PMRegister HereEvaluate the Webinar Here
April 20, 2023
Foundational Lessons for Teaching the Holocaust
Reflect on your rationale for teaching the Holocaust, learn how to use a timeline to teach the Holocaust effectively, and experience important, foundational lessons that you can use in your classroom immediately to teach the history of the Holocaust and provide important context for literature, primary sources, and informational text.
Watauga High School, Boone, NCIn Person

8:00 AM-3:30 PM
Register HereEvaluate the Workshop Here

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