"It was cool to have a chance to listen to a real person speak about what he went through during the Holocaust. He was the most credible source that we could have. I learned a lot more through his pictures and stories." ~ Boys Latin Charter School student

Professional Development for Educators

  • Are you a teacher looking for ACT48 credits?

  • Are you preparing to meet Pennsylvania's legislation that requires the Holocaust to be taught in public schools?

  • Or are you interested in visiting the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum?

Then join us on Thursday June 25th, 2015 for a professional development trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Cost is $50 per person ($5 discount for Museum members).

Register now. RSVP deadline is Friday June 12th.

  • 7am departure from the Holocaust Awareness Museum, 10100 Jamison Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19116
  • 4pm departure from the USHMM, returning to the Holocaust Awareness Museum between 8-9pm
  • Lunch will be provided. Dinner is on your own at the Maryland House rest stop on I-95
  • On bus talks and trip escort by Dave Tuck, Holocaust survivor, and Phil Holtje, Program Director, Holocaust Awareness Museum
  • Reserved admission to the USHMM Permanent Exhibit and Temporary Exhibit -- "Some Were Neighbors: Collaboration and Complicity in the Holocaust"
  • Please select your choice of lunch sandwich from the following and include it in your RSVP:

  • Tuna
  • Turkey
  • Corned Beef
  • Vegetarian
  • For more information or to RSVP, contact Phil Holtje at the Holocaust Awareness Museum at 215-464-4701 or phil@hamec.org

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    The Holocaust, Human Rights, and the Role of Education
    The Maryland Holocaust Educators Network Summer Institute for Teachers
    July 19-24, 2015
    Salisbury University * Salisbury, Maryland

    WHO? Twenty teachers from all disciplines, middle school-university level, will be accepted through a competitive application process. Teachers may apply as individuals or as team members and may represent public, private, and charter schools throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

    WHEN? The seminar begins on the evening of Sunday, July 19, 2015 with an opening dinner. The seminar will end on Friday evening, July 24.

    COST? This week-long seminar is free to teachers! You will receive all books and materials, workshops and seminars, field trip transportation, evening events, and most breakfasts and lunches. Extremely low-cost housing options will be available on the Salisbury University campus.

    CREDIT? We expect both Maryland CPD credit and Salisbury University graduate credit to be available to interested educators. Selected educators will be informed of their options at the time of acceptance.

    SEMINAR LEADERS
    Diana Wagner is a two-time Memorial Library Fellow and Director of MD-HEN at Salisbury University. Dr.
    Wagner’s social justice work spans the areas of GLBTQ equity, school climate, responding to hate crimes, and
    Holocaust and genocide education.
    Alexander Pope was a Memorial Library Fellow in 2014. He is interested in all areas of civic engagement, but
    particularly the ways in which students and teachers come to see themselves as change-agents in their communities.

    MORE INFORMATION
    Applications can be found here
    Contact :
    Dr. Diana Wagner
    dmwagner@salisbury.edu
    410-677-5490