EDUCATOR EVENTS & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
The Museum offers a variety of teacher trainings and events. We are certified by the Texas Education Agency to issue CPEs to teachers attending our educational events.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE
Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference
Join the Museum education staff and world-renowned educational organizations for an educator conference covering the Holocaust and human rights-related topics. This full-immersion conference includes multiple workshops, teacher resources, presentations by local human rights organizations, and Survivor Speakers.
This year, we are offering two different two-day conferences. On July 27-28, 2020, ELAR teachers, art teachers and librarians will receive training based on their specific teaching subject. From July 29-30, 2020, social studies, history, government, and special topics teachers will receive training geared toward their teaching subject.
Please view the flyers below for more information and to learn how to register!
Conference Update: We are NOT canceling the Conference, but instead the Conference will be presented virtually.
- All presentations will be live and interactive via video conferencing (Zoom), including breakout sessions.
- A revised schedule for the virtual Conference will be emailed to registrants by June 15, 2020.
- Keynote speakers have been confirmed and will present virtually.
- We will provide all educational resources digitally prior during the start of the Conference.
- As an official CPE provide for the TEA, we will continue to provide CPE credit for those in attendance as all presentations are live PD sessions. Sign in and sign out will be requested at each session.
Oklahoma Educator Virtual Workshop: Teaching the Holocaust
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, Echoes and Reflections, the Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City and The University of Oklahoma Schusterman Center for Judaic and Israel Studies for a comprehensive Holocaust teacher workshop to learn more about the Holocaust and its impact on history. This Oklahoma Academic Standards aligned workshop provides the necessary resources and tools for U.S. History, Social Studies, World Geography/History, and Language Arts educators to teach a unit on the Holocaust and inspire students to be Upstanders. This workshop will be held virtually. Click the link below for more information.
Educator Workshop Series
Join the Museum education staff in your TEA Education Service Center, ISD or school for a comprehensive day-long teacher workshop covering the Holocaust and its impact on history and human rights. Participants will receive the necessary tools to teach the Holocaust and Upstander behavior.
Special Exhibition Workshops
The Museum hosts rotating special exhibitions in its gallery covering different themes on the Holocaust, and other human rights topics. The Museum holds in-person and online workshops to introduce educators to the exhibition.
Learning on Location
School districts and schools can bring their teaching staff for professional development to the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum! Tour the permanent and special exhibitions and walk away with resources and lesson plans from our Education Team to bring back your campus.
For more information on professional development or educator events, please contact Claire Robinson, Museum Educator, at [email protected].