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Outstanding professional development for educators. Thought-provoking community events. Explore our complete calendar to find events near you or online.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing
  • 1
    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop

    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior

    This interactive self-paced workshop will support you in teaching a short unit of study of Holocaust and Human Behavior.

    Online
  • 1
    Teaching Red Scarf Girl
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop

    Teaching Red Scarf Girl

    This interactive self-paced workshop helps teachers develop a customized plan for teaching Red Scarf Girl informed by Facing History’s approach.

    Online
  • 1
    Choices in Little Rock
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop

    Choices in Little Rock: An Approach to Teaching the Civil Rights Movement

    This self-paced online workshop will introduce you to the Choices in Little Rock unit and help prepare you to teach this unit in your classroom.

    Online
  • 1
    Teaching for Equity and Justice in Jewish Education
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop

    Teaching for Equity and Justice in the Context of Jewish Education

    This self-paced online workshop has been tailored specifically for educators in Jewish settings as they move to more equitable practices that enable all students to find their voice and civic agency, become critical thinkers, and be fully engaged in their education.
    Online
2022

August

  • 16
    Teaching for Equity and Justice (Canada)
    Online
    Seminar
    50.00 CAD

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Teaching for Equity and Justice (Canada)

    Across Canada, educators and administrators are acknowledging that schools themselves—both the practice of schooling and the outcomes students are achieving—are not equitable across lines of race and class. Facing History and Ourselves has designed a professional development model to help educators address these troubling and historically rooted disparities.

    August 16, 2022 - August 17, 2022
    Online via Zoom
  • 17
    Teaching Civil Rights: Exploring Youth Voice
    New York
    Workshop
    $25.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Teaching Civil Rights: Exploring the Role of Youth Voice and Participation in the Movement

    There is much for today's young people to learn from student civic-political participation in the past. Students have “chosen to participate” in consequential ways at critical moments throughout the past century of US history, particularly during the Civil Rights Movement. Join Facing History for a two day in person workshop exploring the role of youth activism in the Civil Rights Movement.

    August 17, 2022 - August 18, 2022
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    New-York Historical Society
    170 Central Park West
    New York, NY 10024
  • 31
    Supporting Students to Start the New School Year
    United Kingdom
    Workshop

    Back to School: Building Community and Connection

    Help support your students and their social-emotional needs as they begin the new school year. 

    Online
    August 31, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

September

  • 15
    Preparing to Teach in Black History Month UK
    United Kingdom
    Webinar

    Preparing to Teach in Black History Month UK

    Engage with approaches and ideas that can complement and strengthen your teaching of Black history this October and throughout the school year.

    Online
    September 15, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 20
    Discussing Class in ‘An Inspector Calls’
    United Kingdom
    Workshop

    Discussing Class in ‘An Inspector Calls’

    Help your students discuss class in ‘An Inspector Calls’ in a supportive and reflective learning environment.


     
    Online
    September 20, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 20
    Introducing Being Heumann & Rolling Warrior
    Online
    Webinar
    7:00–8:00 PM ET
    6:00–7:00 PM CT
    5:00–6:00 PM MT
    4:00–5:00 PM PT

    All Community Read: Introducing Judy Heumann’s Being Heumann and Rolling Warrior

    Join us for a discussion about inclusive text selection and building classroom libraries. In this webinar, we’ll introduce educators to Judith Heumann’s 2021 memoir, Being Heumann, an Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist and the young adult version: Rolling Warrior: The Incredible, Sometimes Awkward, True Story of a Rebel Girl on Wheels Who Helped Spark a Revolution. We will share resources and strategies from our Coming of Age in a Complex World collection.
    Online
    September 20, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 21
    Facing History Cleveland: A New Home, a New Beginning
    Ohio
    Community Event

    Facing History Cleveland: A New Home, a New Beginning

    Please join us for the official opening of Facing History Cleveland’s new office, The Saltzman Family Center for Facing History and Ourselves, as we celebrate our educators, supporters, and everyone who’s helped make the dream of a new office a reality!

    This community event is directed towards educators and supporters in Cleveland.

    The Saltzman Family Center for Facing History and Ourselves
    2050 W. 47th Street
    Cleveland, OH 44102
    September 21, 2022
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • 28
    Teaching About the Residential Schools
    Online
    Online Course
    150.00 CAD

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Teaching the History and Legacies of Canada’s Residential Schools

    In this facilitated online course, we will explore the history and legacies of Canada’s Residential Schools using primary source texts, survivors’ personal testimonies and live online learning classes that will equip educators to better understand the devastating history and the long-lasting impact of the Residential School system, and how to teach about it.
    September 28, 2022 - November 10, 2022
  • 28
    Explorations: Building Inclusive Learning Communities
    Online
    Workshop
    $800.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Explorations: Building Learning Communities through SEL, Equity, and Civic Education


    Join us for this exciting professional learning experience designed for school teams who are looking to integrate social-emotional learning, equity, and civic education. Your school design team will learn how Facing History's approach to SEL, equity, and civics can transform your school’s culture, engage students, and allow educators throughout your school to adopt equity mindsets and practices.

    This workshop is directed towards design teams of educators from a school or district.

    September 28, 2022 - September 29, 2022
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Online via Zoom

October

  • 4
    Discussing Race in the Classroom
    United Kingdom
    Workshop

    Discussing Race in the Classroom

    Support your students in engaging with the topic of race in a safe and constructive way.

    Online
    October 4, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 6
    Bringing Current Events Into The Classroom
    New York
    Workshop
    $15.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Bringing Current Events Into The Classroom

    Engaging with current events is an essential part of educating young people to be informed and humane citizens in a democracy. Join us virtually for a workshop where we will explore how to bring unfolding events into the classroom, and model adaptable strategies that foster thoughtful classroom conversations.

    October 6, 2022
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Online via Zoom
  • 11
    Reflecting on How We Teach the History of War
    United Kingdom
    Webinar

    Remembrance Day: Whose Experiences Do We Honour?

    Explore how we can engage with the history of armed conflict, reflecting on how and who we choose to remember, and how we can make the lessons of history feel relevant today.

    Online
    October 11, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 12
    Racism in Curriculum
    Online
    Webinar
    7:00–8:00 PM ET
    6:00–7:00 PM CT
    5:00–6:00 PM MT
    4:00–5:00 PM PT

    Exposing Racism in Curriculum

    Join us in conversation with author and education professor, Dr. Bree Picower, as we explore possibilities for transforming how teachers think and teach about race and racism in their classrooms.

    Online
    October 12, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 18
    Explorations: Building Inclusive Learning Communities
    Online
    Workshop
    $800.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Explorations: Building Learning Communities through SEL, Equity, and Civic Education

    Join us for this exciting professional learning experience designed for school teams who are looking to integrate social-emotional learning, equity, and civic education. Your school design team will learn how Facing History's approach to SEL, equity, and civics can transform your school’s culture, engage students, and allow educators throughout your school to adopt equity mindsets and practices.

    This workshop is directed towards design teams of educators from a school or district.

    October 18, 2022 - October 19, 2022
    Online via Zoom
  • 20
    Learning Lessons from Empire
    United Kingdom
    Workshop

    Re-examining Our History and Learning Lessons from Empire

    In this conversation we will explore the impact of the stories we hear, focusing on those centred around the UK's colonial past, and will reflect on the lessons we can learn from critically reexamining this history.

    Online
    October 20, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 20
    A Conversation with Dr. Janelle Wong
    Online
    Webinar
    8:00–9:00 PM ET
    7:00–8:00 PM CT
    6:00–7:00 PM MT
    5:00–6:00 PM PT

    The Presence and Absence of Asian America: What Truths Lie Beyond the Headlines?

    Join us for a conversation with Asian American Studies scholar and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Research Fellow Dr. Janelle Wong and Facing History and Ourselves’ Jasmine Wong as they discuss current data on, and responses to anti-Asian American discrimination and violence. 

    Online
    October 20, 2022
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

November

  • 3
    Holocaust and Human Behaviour Mini Course (Canada)
    Online
    Online Mini-Course
    50.00 CAD

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Mini Course: Teaching Holocaust and Human Behaviour (Canada)

    In today’s global climate, the urgency of sustaining democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence is more pressing than ever.  Studying the Holocaust allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history while fostering their skills in ethical and moral reasoning, critical analysis, empathy, and civic engagement - all of which are critical habits of mind for sustaining democracy.

    November 3, 2022 - December 1, 2022
  • 8
    Discussing Climate Change in the Classroom
    United Kingdom
    Workshop

    Discussing Climate Change in the Classroom (COP 27)

    Connect with other teachers whilst gaining ideas on how to discuss climate change in a safe and constructive way with students. 


     
    Online
    November 8, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 17
    How to Speak to your Students About Conflict
    United Kingdom
    Workshop

    How to Speak to your Students About Conflict

    Help your students to discuss conflict by creating a supportive and reflective learning environment.

    Online
    November 17, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 22
    Addressing Contemporary Racial and Religious Hatred
    United Kingdom
    Workshop

    Addressing Contemporary Racial and Religious Hatred

    Support your students to have conversations about Islamophobia and antisemitism in safe, sensitive and constructive ways. 

    Online
    November 22, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

December

  • 6
    Discussing Violence Against Women in the Classroom
    United Kingdom
    Workshop

    Responding to Violence Against Women and Gender Inequality in the UK

    Support your students in discussions about violence against women and gender inequality in a safe and sensitive way.
    Online
    December 6, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 13
    Civil Discourse in the Classroom
    United Kingdom
    Workshop

    Fostering Civil Discourse in the Classroom

    Support your students to exchange ideas and listen respectfully to one another in a safe, reflective classroom.

    Online
    December 13, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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