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EDUCATORS

EDUCATOR 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.

Book now for 2024!

Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Series

The Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Series allows educators, librarians, and counselors to connect with the Museum on 5 different dates throughout the year on topics related to the Museum's educational mission. You can choose to register for the full series, attend individual sessions, or apply for the Teaching Fellowship.

  • Holocaust Remembrance Week - Sunday, January 28, featuring an exclusive screening of Hidden Children: Secret Sanctuaries (a Museum-produced film)
  • Teaching Genocide Studies - Saturday, April 20, featuring a Kwibuka 30 ceremony in honor of the 30th commemoration of the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsis
  • Teaching Holocaust Literature - Tuesday, June 11, featuring a keynote by bestselling author Lois Lowry
  • Teaching Ethnic Studies - Tuesday, July 23, featuring experienced educators and keynote experts
  • Teaching Human Rights - Saturday, October 19, featuring best practices and resources presented by Museum Educators

Events are in person at the Museum, with select virtual options available. 

Cost: $70 full series | $20 per session

Scholarships are available for educators from Title I schools.

INSPIRE UPSTANDERS

ELEMENTARY EDUCATORS Professional Development

Join us at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum in our annual professional development for K-5 educators, counselors, and librarians. Receive the social emotional learning tools, resources, and confidence to teach your students the importance of empathy, acceptance, and kindness through historical Upstanders.

Returning in 2024.

 

Professional Development Opportunities Across Texas and Oklahoma

Explore the offerings virtually or at the Museum, an education service center, or university near you. All registration links are coming soon.

  • Uncovering the Science of History In-Person Professional Development - Tuesday, February 20, featuring a tour of our Holocaust/Shoah wing, our Dimensions in Testimony experience, and an education program led by our Library and Archives staff.
  • Teaching about the Holocaust - Monday, June 3, at Region 14 ESC. Featuring a virtual tour of our Holocaust/Shoah wing and a discussion of resources offered by the Museum.
  • Teaching about the Holocaust - Tuesday, June 4, at Region 16 ESC. This is a joint session for Region 16 and Region 17. Featuring a virtual tour of our Holocaust/Shoah wing and a discussion of resources offered by the Museum.
  • Teaching about the Holocaust - Monday, June 17, at Region 9 ESC. Featuring a virtual tour of our Holocaust/Shoah wing and a discussion of resources offered by the Museum.
  • Teaching about the Holocaust - Monday, June 17, at University of Texas Schusterman Center. This is a joint session for Region 13. Featuring a virtual tour of our Holocaust/Shoah wing and a discussion of resources offered by the Museum.
  • Teaching about the Holocaust - Monday, June 24, at Region 12 ESC. Featuring a virtual tour of our Holocaust/Shoah wing and a discussion of resources offered by the Museum.
  • Teaching about the Holocaust - Friday, July 12, at the Museum. This is a joint session with Region 8 ESC. Featuring a virtual tour of our Holocaust/Shoah wing and a discussion of resources offered by the Museum.
  • Teaching about the Holocaust - Friday, July 19, at the Museum. This is a joint session with Region 7 ESC. Featuring a virtual tour of our Holocaust/Shoah wing and a discussion of resources offered by the Museum.
  • Teaching about the Holocaust - Thursday, July 25, at East Central Oklahoma University. Featuring a virtual tour of our Holocaust/Shoah wing and a discussion of resources offered by the Museum.
  • Teaching about the Holocaust - Friday, July 26, at Region 8 ESC. Featuring a virtual tour of our Holocaust/Shoah wing and a discussion of resources offered by the Museum.

Looking for Educator Professional Development?

Our Education Team provides professional development on Holocaust history, Upstander skills, civil/human rights history, and 10 Stages of Genocide for ESC Regions, school districts, and schools. We can create a customized professional development on your campus or at the Museum. For more information, contact education@dhhrm.org.

An Immersive, Interactive Journey Unlike Any Other

Please join us for a visit. Unforgettable doesn't begin to describe the experience.