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.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE
Elementary Educator Professional Development
Building Character with Historical Upstanders
Friday, October 8 (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT)
Come get to know the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum in our first ever K-5 educators' professional development. Educators will preview elementary lessons, learn how to integrate the state-mandated Holocaust Remembrance Week into their classrooms, and hear from award-winning author Brad Meltzer, Ordinary People Change the World book series and Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum PBS series. Register now to receive the tools, resources, and confidence to teach your students the importance of empathy, acceptance, and kindness through historical Upstanders.
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].