Holocaust Seminar for Educators in A.C.

Galloway, N.J. – The Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies in Israel and the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University will present the Second Bi-Annual Wally and Lutz Hammerschlag Summer Educator Seminar on July 30-31 at the Stockton University Atlantic City Academic Center, 3711 Atlantic Ave.

This year’s theme is: "Learning about and from the Holocaust: Relevance for Today in the Classroom.” The event’s presenters will include:

  • Liz Elzby, art educator and facilitator at Yad Vashem
  • Mary Johnson, senior historian at Facing History and Ourselves
  • Robert Rozett, senior historian at Yad Vashem
  • Stockton Holocaust & Genocide Studies faculty and staff

The workshop materials are relevant for teachers of grades 5-12 and college instructors. Some of the topics include: how to teach about the Holocaust, using art to discuss the Holocaust, and how to remember the past to ensure a better future.

The program will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  on Tuesday, July 30th and 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31.

Educators can attend at no cost; all resource materials, books, and overnight accommodations at Stockton Atlantic City’s Residential Complex are free. New Jersey educators can also receive professional development hours.

To register, or for more information, call the Holocaust Center at Stockton at 609-652-4699.

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Diane D’Amico
Director of News and Media Relations
Stockton University
Galloway, N.J. 08205