Hastings College to host educators workshop on teaching about the Holocaust

Hastings College will host a two-day educator’s workshop October 30 and 31 that focuses on teaching about the Holocaust. The workshop is presented by the Institute for Holocaust Education and and the Nebraska Holocaust Education Consortium, in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

The event is open to middle school and high school educators, as well as education students intending on teaching at those levels. It will provide participants with resources and pedagogical approaches to teach about the Holocaust.

The workshop cost is $60 for in-service educations and $30 for pre-service educators. The registration fee includes dinner on Sunday, October 30, and a continental breakfast and lunch on Monday, October 31.

Online registration is available at ihene.org.

Students and members of the community are also invited to attend a presentation by Holocaust survivor Milt Kleinberg, who will speak Monday, October 31, from 2:20 to 3:30 p.m. in Hazelrigg Student Union, Room C. This event is free and open to the public.

The Institute for Holocaust Education is a non-profit organization located in Omaha and serving Nebraska and the surrounding states. The IHE’s mission to ensure that the tragedy and history of the Holocaust are remembered is met by providing educational resources, workshops, survivor testimony, and integrated arts programming to students, educators and the public.

Hastings College is a private, four-year institution located in Hastings, Nebraska, that focuses on student academic and extracurricular achievement. With 64 majors and 15 pre-professional programs, Hastings College has been named among “Great Schools, Great Prices” by U.S. News & World Report and a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review. For more, go to hastings.edu.

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