Akron Teachers: Attend Holocaust Workshop for Free

Teachers from the public, private and parochial schools throughout Ohio are invited to attend How and Why Did the Holocaust Occur, and what Do We Do About It Today? The full-day workshop will take place Monday, June 24, 2019 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Matlz Museum, 2929 Richmond Road, in Beachwood. 

A special session will introduce teachers to a variety of Holocaust education programs and web resources so that they can develop lesson plans that encompass the history and pedagogy of the Holocaust and genocide. 

The Jewish Community Board of Akron (JCBA) is offering special support for Akron area teachers to participate in this workshop. JCBA will provide the full registration fee of $30 for the first 25 educators who register from the Akron area. Support will come from the Rose & Lawrence Schwartz Holocaust Education Fund with Alef (Akron Legacy and Endowment Fund) at JCBA.

Thanks go to the chairs of the Annual Akron Holocaust Teacher Seminar who recommended JCBA support this outstanding education opportunity for Akron area teachers. Esther Hexter, Holocaust Educator; Sam Chestnut, Head of School at The Lippman School; and Barb White, Deputy Director, Akron-Summit County Public Library. 

If you are a teacher from the Akron area, do not send payment when you register. You will notified if you are one of the fortunate 25 educator recipients or if you need to bring a check for $30 the day of the seminar. 

For more about the workshop, please contact Marilyn Feldman at marilynfedlman1@yahoo.com.