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Master Teacher Institute in Holocaust Education

June 28 - June 29

2021 Virtual Summer Seminar on the History of The Holocaust

A free introductory seminar on the history of the Holocaust will be held virtually from June 28 through June 29, 2021. This professional development seminar for educators is presented under the auspices of the Herbert and Leonard Littman Families Holocaust Resource Center (HRC) and the Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life at Rutgers University.

Introductory seminar topics will include:

  • Hitler’s rise to power
  • The Holocaust in the Ukraine
  • Using diaries and testimonies as primary sources.

Certificate of continuing education credits will be provided

Advanced seminar

Those who complete the introductory seminar will be invited to participate in the advanced seminar on June 30 and July 1.

Topics covered in the advanced seminar will include:

  • Women in Nazi concentration camps
  • LGBTQ history and the Holocaust
  • Connecting the history through diaries

Advance registration by May 25 is required; applications at https://bildnercenter.rutgers.edu/.

To register, one must be a current 6-12 grade teacher with at least one-year teaching experience, or currently be pursuing a master of education degree. Teachers who are new to this topic are encouraged to apply.

For further information, email Sarah Portilla at sarah.portilla@rutgers.edu.


June 28
June 29
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