2021-2022 Conferences and Travel

Ready to learn more about the Holocaust?

On this page, we will post opportunities to attend other conferences and travel to Holocaust sites from other organizations. We encourage you to experience these opportunities from different organizations that will deepen your knowledge of the Holocaust and help you better understand how and why the Holocaust happened. We will update this page as opportunities become available.

Summer 2021 Conferences

BELFER NATIONAL CONFERENCE, USHMM

Session I: Wednesday, July 7–Friday, July 9

Session I is for secondary school and community college faculty participating in US Holocaust Memorial Museum educational training for the first time.

Session II: Wednesday, July 28–Friday, July 30

Session II is for secondary school and community college faculty who are conference alumni.

Session III: Monday, August 2–Tuesday, August 3

Session III is for school administrators, curriculum coordinators, librarians, curriculum developers, CHEC partners, HITE professors, online curriculum providers, AHO members, or other Holocaust education partners.

Click here to go to the USHMM page to register for this free virtual conference

ASU VIRTUAL SUMMER SYMPOSIUM

July 18-23, 2021

Click here to see the entire week’s schedule of sessions

Click here to go to the registration link for the symposium

Click here for the scholarship form

(The scholarship form is for teachers applying for a scholarship which provides books, teaching materials and access to all symposium sessions)

DEFYING THE “SINGLE STORY”: RESISTANCE, HOLOCAUST, AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE CLASSROOM

July 11-16, 2021 (In person; Charlotte)

Conference description from TOLI

Click here to apply

View the many virtual programs of TOLI all over the country in the summer of 2021

Teaching About Genocide: Causes, Cases & Challenges

2021 Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies Educator Institute

JULY 5, 2021 – 9:00AM TO JULY 30, 2021 – 4:00PM

A VIRTUAL SYNCHRONOUS AND ASYNCHRONOUS WORKSHOP

Visit the Educator Institute Page for details

Click here to register for the Institute

Summer Virtual Institute for Teachers: Holocaust Testimony and Historical Comparisons

August 16-18, 2021

Visit the Institute Page for details

Click here to register for the Institute

2022 International Teacher Travel Opportunities

Central Europe and the Holocaust July 2022

July 27-August 5, 2022

To see the tour itinerary, information and sign up, click on this link

Enrollment deadline: JUNE 30, 2021

Travel to Berlin, Warsaw, Krakow, and Prague with students and teachers interested in studying the Holocaust in Europe. Visit museums, former ghetto areas, synagogues, and Auschwitz concentration camp in a full day of exploration. This trip was designed to promote a dialogue with students and teachers about this important history, so you can also invite students to the tour. The downside? You have to pay for the tour, but can make monthly payments up until a month before you go! You can also find organizations to provide grants and scholarships for your travel, which we can help you do.

This trip is organized by Laurie Schaefer in Winston-Salem, NC. She has led tours with EF tours for over twenty years and is an experienced Holocaust educator in WSFCS. Flights will leave out of Greensboro, NC. Contact Laurie with any questions or request a Zoom meeting to have all of your questions answered!

Email: schaefer.laurie2006@gmail.com

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