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Conference for Educators
March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
HRC Presents their annual Teachers Conference: Americans and the Holocaust
This conference will look at America’s response to the Holocaust with a focus on the War Refugee Board and the Emergency Refugee Shelter in Fort Ontario. This conference will also explore the History Unfolded project, which allows students and teachers to learn what Americans could have known about the Nazi threat by examining local newspapers from the 1930s and 1940s.
Dr. Barry Trachtenberg, Wake Forest University
Dr. Rebecca Erbelding, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Eric Schmalz, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
This conference is designed for middle and high school teachers in English Language Arts, Media Studies, and Social Studies. Attendees will receive two hours of professional development. The registration fee is $20.
Register at bit.ly/americans_and_the_holocaust
Questions? Email Elizabeth Schram at email@example.com