The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh’s 2023 Summer Teacher’s Workshop is presented by Echoes and Reflections. This training is free of charge, and Act 48 credit hours will be available. It will be held in-person on Chatham University’s Shadyside campus, with courses led by Echoes & Reflections facilitators.

Day 1 (Aug. 2) – 4 credit hours

Foundations of Holocaust Education (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)
Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh Resources (1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.)
Tying Together Resources (3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Day 2 (Aug. 3) – 6 credit hours

Analyzing Propaganda and Teaching Media Literacy: The Holocaust as a Case Study (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)
Teaching the Holocaust Using the Humanities: Integrating Photographs, Literature, Art, and Poetry to tell the Human Story (1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Both days will be led by veteran Holocaust educator, Lynne Ravas, and will include vetted resources and ready-made lesson plans that teachers can use in their classrooms immediately. The training will also discuss appropriate terminology to use, discussing difficult subjects in the classroom, and accessing age-appropriate source materials for students of all ability levels. There will be free parking, as well as lunch options in the area and on-campus.

Click here to learn more and register for Day 1.
Click here to learn more and register for Day 2.