Holocaust Educators in Action
Every year, the Memorial Library surveys participants at the conclusion of the Summer Seminar, asking them to evaluate their experience through a personal and a professional lens. But for the first time in its history, the Library has conducted a comprehensive assessment of all of its nationwide seminars since their inception. The timing was right. […]
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The application cycle for The 10th Annual Memorial Library Summer Seminar on Holocaust Education in New York City is now open. The twelve-day seminar, an interdisciplinary inquiry on teaching the Holocaust, will take place from June 20-July 2, 2015. Prior classroom experience teaching the Holocaust or a curriculum that focuses on social injustice […]
The Memorial Library convened a session entitled “The Role of Inquiry in Teaching about the Holocaust and Genocide” at the November 2014 National Writing Project (NWP) Annual Meeting in National Harbor, Maryland. Attendees were all teachers of the Holocaust, both new educators seeking exposure to key methodologies and veteran professionals eager to learn about cutting-edge […]
On May 7th, 2014 in Los Angeles, Memorial Library teachers Michelle Sadrena Clark and Corey Harbaugh were both publicly acknowledged by President Obama. Michelle spoke at a USC Shoah Foundation gala where President Obama received an Ambassador for Humanity award. Corey was featured in a video at the event attended by approximately 1300 people including […]
On April 16th, 2014, the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights in Boise, Idaho announced the winners of their first annual Holocaust Remembrance Essay Contest. Hundreds of students throughout the state submitted essays, but only six students received certificates of appreciation and awards ranging from $50 to $100. Five of the award recipients attend the Anser […]