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Holocaust Educator’s Workshop

“Teach for the Future: Holocaust Education in the 21st Century”

Monday, October 30, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Museum of Jewish Civilization, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue West Hartford, Connecticut



8-8:30 a.m. – Registration, 1877 Club, Harry Jack Gray Center 8:30-8:50 a.m. Welcome and Introduction – 1877 Club, Harry Jack Gray Center  Opening Remarks by Dean Katherine Black and Avinoam Patt, Associate Director, Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies

PART I: NEW RESOURCES FOR TEACHING THE HOLOCAUST 9:00-10:30 a.m. Guided Tour of Hartford Remembers the Holocaust Exhibit – Museum of Jewish Civilization ● Training session for supporting field trip curriculum 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Meet with K. Heidi Fishman, author Tutti’s Promise, and her survivor mother, Ruth (Tutti) Fishman ● Session on using young adult Holocaust literature in the classroom 12:15-1:00 p.m. Lunch

PART II: PEDAGOGY WORKSHOP 1:00-2:15 p.m. – Participants to rotate through three stations ● Teaching About Resistance ● Confronting Holocaust Denial and Contemporary Anti-Semitism ● Teaching about Forgiving and Forgetting 2:30-3:15 p.m. Panel Session with Holocaust Survivors and Liberator 1. Leon Chameides 2. Margot Jeremias 3. Morton Katz 3:15-3:30 p.m. Wrap up and pre-applications for awards

PLEASE RSVP TO mgcjs@hartford.edu to attend. The first 35 teachers to respond are guaranteed spaces at the workshop. Please include school affiliation, email and cell phone number. Directions will be sent with confirmation. If you have any questions or need additional information, contact Susan Gottlieb at 860.768.4964 or email sgottlieb@hartford.edu.

WORKSHOP PLANNING COMMITTEE Stuart Abrams John Hill Avinoam Patt Melissa Torrente Susan Gottlieb Liz Devine Anna Huttner Colleen Simon Nicholas Wharton Heidi Fishman Erin Kellogg Troy Stair Tracey Wilson


October 30, 2017


University of Hartford


University of Hartford