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  • 1
    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop
    $0.00

    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.

    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior

    This self-paced workshop introduces Facing History and Ourselves’ case study, Holocaust and Human Behavior, through multimedia resources, readings, and teaching strategies that engage students in this powerful history and the themes of decision making, ethics, and responsibility. This workshop is designed to provide lesson ideas and support to teachers who may have a limited amount of class time to teach about the history of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. This interactive workshop uses resources from the companion resource book Holocaust and Human Behavior and helps teachers develop a customized teaching plan informed by Facing History’s approach and the one-week unit outline.

    Online
  • 1
    Teaching Red Scarf Girl
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop
    $0.00

    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 Red Scarf Girl

    This 5-hour self-paced online workshop introduces Ji-li Jiang's memoir, Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution, through multimedia resources, readings, and teaching strategies that offer educators an insightful window into the first tumultuous years of the Cultural Revolution in China.
    Online
2019

March

  • 25
    Teaching History with Life Stories
    Ontario
    Workshop
    10.00 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 History with Life Stories: Integrating Memoir and Testimony from the Holocaust and Canada’s Indian Residential Schools into Your Classroom

    In this workshop, we will explore resources and strategies for using personal testimonies to teach about the Holocaust and Canada’s Indian Residential Schools. Survivor memoirs and testimonies help students more deeply appreciate and empathize with the human and inhuman dimensions of important moments in history.
    March 25, 2019
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    UofT Faculty of Education (UTS Building)
    Room 33
    371 Bloor Street West (Spadina & Bloor)
    Toronto, ON M5S 2R7
  • 26
    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behaviour
    England
    Workshop
    £10.00

    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.

    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behaviour

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This workshop, featuring our resource Holocaust and Human Behaviour, will enable you as a teacher to support your students to do this, using the Holocaust for historical context.
    March 26, 2019
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Halcyon London International School
    33 Seymour Place
    London
    W1H 5AU
  • 28
    Stolen Lives: Teaching about Indian Residential Schools
    Online
    Online 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.

    Stolen Lives: Indigenous Peoples of Canada and Indian Residential Schools

    In this online course, we will explore the history of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools through primary source texts and survivors’ personal testimonies to better understand the devastating history and long lasting impact on former students, their families, and entire Indigenous communities.
    March 28, 2019 - May 9, 2019
  • 28
    Crimes Against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide
    New Jersey
    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.

    Crimes Against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide

    This workshop examines the events leading up to the systematic murder of over one million Armenians which began in 1915, and the importance of judgement and justice in the aftermath of genocide.
    March 28, 2019
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm
    Bergen Community College
    400 Paramus Rd
    Paramus Campus
    Paramus, NJ 07652
  • 31
    Leading Disruption and Decolonizing Our Institutions
    Ontario
    Community Event

    Leading Disruption and Decolonizing Our Institutions: A Conversation with Niigaanwewidam Sinclair and Wanda Nanibush

    Join Wanda Nanibush, co-curator of the newly transformed McLean Centre for Indigenous and Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, for a conversation with Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba, as they explore their visions for - and challenges and successes in - confronting and disrupting colonial paradigms in their institutions.
    Art Gallery of Ontario
    Jackman Hall
    317 Dundas Street West
    Toronto, ON M5T 1G4
    March 31, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

April

  • 4
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Online
    Online Course
    $0.00

    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.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    Join us for our online course, Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird, which will help you bring a fresh approach to exploring Harper Lee’s classic work with your students.
    April 4, 2019 - May 8, 2019
    Online
  • 4
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online
    Online Course
    $0.00

    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.

    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    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 and human behavior 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.
    April 4, 2019 - May 8, 2019
    Online
  • 4
    Legacies of Reconstruction with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries
    Online
    Webinar

    Legacies of the Reconstruction Era: A Conversation with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries

    Join us as we explore the legacies of the Reconstruction Era with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, scholar of African American history and contemporary black politics.
    Online
    April 4, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • 8
    Teaching Schindler’s List
    New York
    Workshop
    $0.00

    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.

    Using Film to Explore the Holocaust: Teaching Schindler’s List

    Schindler’s List tells the story of Oskar Schindler, a war profiteer and member of the Nazi party who saved over 1,100 Jews during World War II. The movie explores the human capacity for monumental evil as well as for extraordinary courage, caring, and compassion. It turns history into an opportunity for moral reflection.

    This workshop fee is $25 payable via check to the Holocaust Memorial Tolerance Center on the day of the workshop.

    April 8, 2019
    9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center
    100 Crescent Beach Rd
    Glen Cove, NY 11542
  • 8
    Denial and History
    California-Southern
    Workshop
    $20.00

    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.

    Denial and History: The Armenian Genocide

    How is it that a genocide widely covered in 1915 became a contested and denied history in subsequent years? Using primary sources and critical literacy skills, explore both the history of the Armenian genocide and the circumstances that have led to its denial.

     

    April 8, 2019
    4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
    350 South Bixel St
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
  • 9
    Teaching Enrique's Journey
    Online
    Webinar

    Teaching Enrique's Journey: A Story of One Boy's Immigration to the U.S.

    Join us for an interactive webinar where we’ll explore the young adult version of Enrique's Journey, a powerful biography, written by journalist Sonia Nazario. We’ll discuss key and timely themes of immigration, identity and membership, and how you might address these themes in your classroom.
    Online
    April 9, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 10
    Teaching the Progressive Era
    New York
    Workshop
    $50.00

    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.

    The Progressive Era and The History of Eugenics in the United States

    Using Facing History’s resource book Race and Membership in American History: The Eugenics Movement, this two day workshop will explore how Americans defined citizenship and membership in the early part of the 20th century and the echoes and legacies of this movement today.

    CTLE hours are available for this workshop.

    April 10, 2019 - April 11, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    New-York Historical Society
    170 Central Park West
    New York, NY 10024
  • 10
    The Persistence of Hate
    Online
    Webinar

    The Persistence of Hate: Exploring Contemporary Antisemitism

    Join us for a webinar on how and why does antisemitism persist in communities today.
    Online
    April 10, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 11
    2019 Chicago Benefit Lunch
    Illinois
    Benefit

    2019 Chicago Benefit Lunch

    This is the moment. Young people have always been -  and are today - at the forefront of social movements that have transformed societies around the world. Facing History and Ourselves gives young people, through our work with educators and in schools, the tools they need to be agents for change.

    Save the date of Thursday, April 11, 2019 for our Chicago Benefit Lunch celebrating the power of youth agency, voice, and civic engagement. Together we can help the next generation face history NOW.

    Hilton Chicago
    720 South Michigan Ave
    60605 Chicago
    April 11, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • 11
    None is Too Many: Antisemitism in Canada’s Past
    Online
    Webinar

    None is Too Many: Antisemitism in Canada’s Past

    In this second webinar of the Antisemitism in Canada series, we will explore Canada’s restrictive immigration policy, specifically the years 1933–1948.

     

    Online
    April 11, 2019
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 11
    Creating the Momentum for Social Change
    Tennessee
    Student Leadership Event


    Since 1997, the Facing History and Ourselves Student Leadership Program has brought together students from public, charter, independent, and religious schools to explore what it means to be an upstander in their schools and community. Those student leaders take these lessons to their campuses and collaborate with each other at teach-ins where the students, parents, teachers, and wider community experience first-hand an inspiring evening about how our choices can create a better future.

    Creating the Momentum for Social Change

    Join us for a Community Teach-In facilitated by Facing History student leaders from 16 local high schools
    East T-Stem Academy
    3225 Walnut Grove Rd
    Memphis, TN 38111
    April 11, 2019
    5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 11
    A Call to Conscience: A Panel of Survivor voices
    Massachusetts
    Community Event

    A Call to Conscience: A Panel of Survivor voices

    5:30pm: Registration | 6:00pm: Program

    Our lives are made up of moments defined by chance, circumstance, and the choices we make. In these times of heightened antisemitism, racism, and division, the choices we make individually and as a society have the power to either raise up or diminish the human spirit.

    WBUR CitySpace
    890 Commonwealth Avenue
    02215 Boston
    April 11, 2019
    5:30 pm
  • 13
    Teaching A Queer History of the United States
    California-Northern
    Workshop
    $10.00

    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 A Queer History of the United States by Michael Bronski

    Using Michael Bronski’s book, Queer History of the United States, we will explore some of Facing History teaching strategies that can be used to understand the role that sexual identity has played in shaping the political, economic, and cultural history of the United States.

    If you are registered for the 3-part book club, you do not need to register for this event.

    April 13, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
    Life Academy of Health and Bioscience
    2101 35th Ave
    Oakland, CA 94601
  • 16
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    California-Southern
    Seminar

    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust

    Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust – what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    April 16, 2019 - April 17, 2019
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • 16
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    California-Northern
    Seminar

    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust

    Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust – what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    April 16, 2019 - April 17, 2019
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • 17
    Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism in Canada
    Online
    Webinar

    Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism in Canada

    In this third webinar of the Antisemitism in Canada series, we will explore how acts of antisemitism are on the rise in Canada and share examples of individuals who are working to respond to and prevent instances of hate in this country.  

     

    Online
    April 17, 2019
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 24
    Teaching PSHE to Enable Critical Engagement in the Classroom
    England
    Webinar

    Teaching PSHE to Enable Critical Engagement in the Classroom (Part 1)

    Join us for a two-part webinar series exploring newest resource Standing Up for Democracy, which is suitable for Citizenship, History, PSHE and Tutor time. New government legislation requires PSHE to be taught in all schools by September 2020, joining the already statutory Prevent duty and the teaching of British values. Standing Up for Democracy supports teachers in fulfilling these obligations in a constructive and engaging way, which helps to develop social cohesion and to foster empathy within the student body.

    This webinar is taking place at 4.30 pm British Summer Time.

    Online
    April 24, 2019
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 25
    Teaching the Nanjing Atrocities
    China
    Workshop
    $0.00

    Teaching the Nanjing Atrocities

    In collaboration with the Chinese International School, Facing History and Ourselves is offering a one day workshop for international school educators on teaching the atrocities at Nanjing. The content focus is ideal for Individuals & Societies and Social Studies teachers, as well as teachers of literature teaching WWII or histories of mass violence.
    April 25, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Chinese International School
    1 Hau Yuen Path
    Braemar Hill
    Hong Kong SAR
  • 27
    Then They Came for Me
    California-Northern
    Workshop
    $0.00

    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.

    Then They Came for Me: The Legacy of Japanese American Incarceration 1947 to the Present

    This workshop examines a terrifying time in U.S. history when the federal government scapegoated and indefinitely detained thousands of people of Japanese ancestry, two-thirds of whom were American citizens, and draws parallels to tactics chillingly resurgent today.

     

    Applications for the Then They Came for Me workshop will be accepted through April 23 or until capacity is reached.  Space is limited.

    April 27, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Military Intelligence Service (MIS) Historical Learning Center
    640 Mason St., The Presidio
    San Francisco, CA 94129
  • 27
    Teaching Night by Elie Wiesel
    China
    Workshop
    $0.00

    Teaching Night by Elie Wiesel

    This workshop prepares teachers to interweave a literary analysis of Elie Wiesel’s powerful and poignant memoir with an exploration of the relevant historical context underlying Wiesel’s experience.

    April 27, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Asia Society Hong Kong Center
    9 Justice Drive
    Admiralty
    Hong Kong
  • 28
    Facing History and Ourselves: The Liberator
    California-Southern
    Workshop

    Facing History and Ourselves: The Liberator

    How did a former slave come to found a newspaper, advocate for improved social and economic conditions, document the growing African American population in Los Angeles, and report on injustices locally and nationally? Preseted in conjuction with The Liberator: Chronicling Black Los Angeles, 1900 - 1914, join Arianne Edmonds, Founder of the J.L. Edmonds Project and exhibition co-curator, for a discussion with educators from Facing History and Ourselves.
    California African American Museum
    600 State Drive
    Los Angeles, CA 90037
    April 28, 2019
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • 29
    Teaching Holocaust and Human Behaviour (UK)
    Online
    Webinar

    Teaching Holocaust and Human Behaviour (UK)

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This webinar, featuring our resource Holocaust and Human Behaviour, will enable you as a teacher to support your students to do this, using the Holocaust for historical context.

    This webinar is designed to support UK teachers and educators and is taking place at 4.30 pm British Summer Time.

    April 29, 2019
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

May

  • 6
    Unlearning Hate
    Ontario
    Community Event

    Unlearning Hate: A Conversation with Derek Black and Allison Gornik

    Join us for a moving evening with R. Derek Black, a former white nationalist, and Allison Gornik, whose intervention was critical to Derek renouncing his white nationalist beliefs. 

    The Canadian office of Facing History and Ourselves is celebrating 10 years of giving young people the knowledge and skills to confront bigotry and antisemitism, and be agents for change.

    Toronto Centre for the Arts
    5040 Yonge St
    Toronto, ON M2N 6R8
    May 6, 2019
  • 7
    Unlearning Hate: Lessons for our Racial Divide
    Ohio
    Benefit

    Cleveland 20th Anniversary Benefit: Unlearning Hate: Lessons for our Racial Divide

    Facing History and Ourselves Cleveland is celebrating 20 years of supporting young people to confront bigotry and antisemitism. Save the date, Tuesday, May 7, for a moving evening about the power of identity and personal transformation. Marc Skvirsky, Facing History’s Vice President and Chief Program Officer, will lead a conversation with R. Derek Black, a former white nationalist, and Allison Gornik, whose intervention was critical to his transformation, about what it means to walk away from a life of hate and into an inclusive and diverse community.

    Meaningful engagement with our past and present is the foundation of a strong and humane democracy. This is the moment. Together we can help prepare the next generation to face history now.

    Maltz Performing Arts Center
    1855 Ansel Road
    44106 Cleveland
    May 7, 2019
  • 13
    2019 New England Benefit Dinner
    Massachusetts
    Benefit

    2019 New England Benefit Dinner

    Change happens when preparation meets opportunity. This is the moment. Facing History and Ourselves is giving students the tools they need to be agents for change. Young people have been and continue to be at the forefront of many of the historical movements that have transformed societies around the world.

    Save the date for Monday, May 13 for the annual Facing History New England Benefit Dinner and join us to celebrate youth agency, voice, and civic engagement. Exciting new format and event details to come!
     

    Boston Park Plaza Hotel
    50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street
    02116 Boston
    May 13, 2019
    5:30 pm
  • 15
    The Persistence of Hate: Exploring Contemporary Antisemitism
    Massachusetts
    Workshop

    The Persistence of Hate: Exploring Contemporary Antisemitism

    Explore the role that antisemitism played at the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville as a case study in contemporary antisemitism.

    Congregation Shalom
    87 Richardson Road
    North Chelmsford, MA 01863
    May 15, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • 16
    Cabaret
    Tennessee
    Reception

     

    May 16, 2019

    6:30 PM - Reception
    8:00 PM - Curtain

    Playhouse on the Square
    66 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

    This play contains language and adult themes which may not be suitable for all audiences.

     

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    Cabaret Performance at Playhouse on the Square

    Please join us for a benefit performance of the award-winning musical Cabaret and a reception featuring wine and heavy hors d'oeuvres!

    Playhouse on the Square
    66 Cooper St
    Memphis, TN 38104
    May 16, 2019
    6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • 18
    Middle School Educator Symposium
    California-Northern
    Workshop
    $10.00

    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.

    Breaking Isolation: A Middle School Educator Symposium

    Join us for the Second Annual Facing History Middle School Teacher Symposium, and learn first-hand about specific content and teaching strategies that meet the developmental and academic needs of preteens.

    Keynote speaker: Dashka Slater

    Dashka Slater has been telling stories since she could talk. An award-winning journalist who writes for such publications as The New York Times Magazine and Mother Jones, she is also the author of nine books of fiction and non-fiction for children and adults. Her 2017 young-adult true crime narrative, The 57 Bus, has received numerous accolades, including the 2018 Stonewall Book Award from the American Library Association and the 2018 Beatty Award from the California Library Association.

    May 18, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Oakstop
    274 14th St
    Oakland, CA 94612
  • 22
    The Persistence of Hate
    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.

    The Persistence of Hate: Exploring Contemporary Antisemitism

    Explore the role that antisemitism played at the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville as a case study in contemporary antisemitism.

    CTLE hours are available for this event.

    May 22, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    National Archives at New York City
    1 Bowling Green
    New York, NY 10004

June

  • 4
    Race and Membership
    Tennessee
    Seminar
    $430.00

    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.

    Race and Membership in American History: The Eugenics Movement

    Using Facing History’s resource book Race and Membership in American History: The Eugenics Movement, this workshop will explore how Americans defined citizenship and membership in the early part of the 20th century and the echoes and legacies of this movement today.

    June 4, 2019 - June 6, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves - Memphis
    115 Huling Ave
    Memphis, TN 38103
  • 17
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    California-Southern
    Seminar

    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust

    Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust – what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    June 17, 2019 - June 18, 2019
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • 17
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    California-Northern
    Seminar

    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust

    Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust – what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    June 17, 2019 - June 18, 2019
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • 18
    The Fragility of Democracy: The Reconstruction Era
    Ohio
    Seminar
    $200.00

    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.

    The Fragility of Democracy: The Reconstruction Era

    The study of the Reconstruction Era in American history is essential to the understanding of citizenship and democracy in the United States today. We will explore this significant period in U.S. history, when Americans were faced with the challenge of restoring a nation amid the social and political upheaval of the civil war.
    June 18, 2019 - June 19, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Society of Friends House
    10916 Magnolia
    Cleveland, OH 44106
  • 18
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Tennessee
    Seminar
    $30.00

    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.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    This workshop introduces educators to Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's beloved novel.
    June 18, 2019 - June 20, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Staff Development Building
    1161 West 40th St
    John Ross Room
    Chattanooga, TN 37410
  • 18
    Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    California-Northern
    Workshop
    $10.00

    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.

    The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

    This workshop explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity.
    June 18, 2019
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Notre Dame High School
    596 S 2nd St
    San Jose, CA 95112
  • 19
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    California-Southern
    Seminar
    $300.00

    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.

    Exploring Race in America through To Kill a Mockingbird

    Connect To Kill a Mockingbird to current events, learn strategies for conversations about race, and explore primary sources that complicate the American dominant historical narrative.
    June 19, 2019 - June 21, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
    350 South Bixel St
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
  • 20
    Community Matters: Facing History’s Approach to Advisory
    California-Northern
    Workshop
    $10.00

    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.

    Community Matters: Facing History’s Approach to Advisory

    Adolescence is a time when two tasks take on special importance: determining our individual identity and figuring out where and how we belong. These themes of identity, membership, belonging, and participation are cornerstones of Facing History’s new advisory curriculum.
    June 20, 2019
    9:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Arise High School
    3301 E 12th St # 205
    Oakland, CA 94601
  • 24
    Genocide in the 20th Century
    California-Southern
    Seminar
    $500.00

    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.

    Confronting the Legacy of Genocide in the 20th Century

    This seminar examines the dehumanization, violence, and threats to democracy which created the conditions for both the Armenian genocide and the Holocaust, as well as the role of justice and judgment in their aftermath.
    June 24, 2019 - June 28, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
    350 South Bixel St
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
  • 24
    Race and Membership: The Eugenics Movement
    California-Northern
    Seminar
    $400.00

    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.

    Race and Membership in American History: The Eugenics Movement

    Facing History and Ourselves invites you to join us for a 3-day seminar exploring the origins of the concept of "race", the emergence and legacy of the Eugenics movement, and the role of "race" in public policy that continues to impact the United States today.

     

    Graduate level professional development units available upon request.

    June 24, 2019 - June 27, 2019
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Lick Wilmerding High School, Library
    755 Ocean Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94112
  • 24
    Foundations for Genocide Studies: HHB (Vancouver)
    British Columbia
    Seminar
    400.00 CAD

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    Foundations for Genocide Studies: Holocaust and Human Behaviour (Vancouver)

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the history of a genocide allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy.
    June 24, 2019 - June 26, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Simon Fraser University Campus
    Harbour Centre
    515 West Hastings Street
    Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3
  • 30
    Holocaust and Human Behavior for Educators in Jewish Setting
    New York
    Seminar
    $600.00

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    Holocaust and Human Behavior for Educators in Jewish Settings

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This seminar features Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for educators in a Jewish setting.
    June 30, 2019 - July 3, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Hebrew Union College
    1 West 4th Street
    New York, NY 10012

July

  • 9
    Beyond Borders
    Massachusetts
    Seminar
    $450.00

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    Beyond Borders: Facing Identity, Membership, and Belonging Through U.S. Immigration

    In this seminar, participants will explore how the choices of immigrants, policy makers, and other individuals, both citizens and non-citizens alike, have redefined the relationship between freedom and democracy and have shaped what it means to be American.

     

    July 9, 2019 - July 11, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Pao Arts Center
    99 Albany St
    Boston, MA 02111
  • 9
    Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    New York
    Seminar
    $0.00

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    A New Approach to Teaching the Reconstruction Era

    This seminar explores the Reconstruction era and its importance to understanding citizenship, belonging, and democracy in the United States today. This seminar and curricular resources are part of an ongoing collaboration with New Visions for Public Schools.

    CTLE hours are avaialble for this seminar.

    July 9, 2019 - July 11, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    New Visions for Public Schools
    205 East 42nd Street
    New York, NY 10017
  • 11
    Teaching Fiction and Memoirs
    California-Northern
    Workshop
    $10.00

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    Using Facing History Strategies in Teaching Fiction and Memoirs

    This workshop will equip teachers with interactive strategies to enrich conversations around identity, history, and choices.
    July 11, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Saint Andrew's Episcopal School
    13601 Saratoga Ave
    Saratoga, CA 95070
  • 15
    Identity, Citizenship, and Belonging in the USA
    California-Southern
    Seminar
    $500.00

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    Identity, Citizenship, and Belonging: The United States and Migration

    Explore questions of belonging and identity while considering the history and contemporary realities of immigration to and migration across the United States.  Presented in partnership with Reimagining Migration.
    July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
    350 South Bixel St
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
  • 16
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Tennessee
    Seminar
    $430.00

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    Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This workshop features Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for middle and high school teachers.
    July 16, 2019 - July 18, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    115 Huling Ave
    Memphis, TN 38103
  • 16
    Democracy At Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior
    California-Northern
    Seminar
    $30.00

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    Democracy At Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today's world questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resistant to violence are more relevant than ever and central to the work of Facing History and Ourselves. Seminar participants will study the fragility of democracy in Weimar Germany, the ensuing Holocaust, and the legacies of this history through an in-depth, case study. Their eventual instructional units or courses will require their students to wrestle with profound moral questions dependent on ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy.

     

    Graduate level professional development units available upon request.

    July 16, 2019 - July 18, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Alameda County Office of Education
    313 W Winton Ave
    Hayward, CA 94544
  • 16
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    New Jersey
    Seminar
    $420.00

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    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    This seminar introduces educators to Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's novel.

    CTLE hours are avaialble for New York State teachers.

    July 16, 2019 - July 18, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Kean University
    1000 Morris Ave
    Union, NJ 07083
  • 17
    Race and Equity in the Context of Jewish Education
    New York
    Workshop
    $455.00

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    Race and Equity in the Context of Jewish Education

    Examine the historical legacy of racism and its challenging realities in our contemporary lives, and acquire tools for facilitating discussion on this topic within Jewish educational settings.

    July 17, 2019 - July 19, 2019
    Hebrew Union College
    1 West 4th Street
    New York, NY 10012
  • 22
    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior
    New York
    Seminar
    $700.00

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    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This seminar features Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for middle and high school social studies, history, civics, ELA, and humanities teachers.

    CTLE hours are avaialble for this seminar.

    July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    National Archives at New York City
    1 Bowling Green
    New York, NY 10004
  • 23
    Holocaust and Human Behavior Featuring Elie Wiesel's Night
    Ohio
    Seminar
    $300.00

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    Holocaust and Human Behavior Featuring Elie Wiesel's Night

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This seminar features Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for middle school and high school teachers.
    July 23, 2019 - July 25, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    TBD
  • 23
    Literature that Engages Students
    Massachusetts
    Seminar
    $450.00

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    Literature that Engages Students in Identity, History and Choices

    This seminar will equip you with interactive literacy strategies that you can use to engage your students in conversations around identity, history, and choices. 
    July 23, 2019 - July 25, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Noble and Greenough School
    10 Campus Drive
    Dedham, MA 02026-4099
  • 23
    Immigration in a Changing World
    California-Northern
    Seminar
    $355.00

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    Immigration in a Changing World: Identity, Citizenship, and Belonging

    Join us for an interactive workshop where you will explore the history and contemporary realities of human migration, movement, and related policies in the United States
    July 23, 2019 - July 25, 2019
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm
    Brandeis School of San Francisco
    655 Brotherhood Way
    San Francisco, CA 94132
  • 29
    The Civil Rights Movement: Expanding Democracy
    New York
    Seminar
    $700.00

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    The Civil Rights Movement: Expanding Democracy

    How do individuals and groups in a democracy organize to correct injustice? Join us for a five-day seminar that will use the Civil Rights Movement as a case study to consider this question and position you to help your students understand how change happens in a democratic society.

    CTLE hours are avaialble for this seminar.

    July 29, 2019 - August 2, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Dominican Academy
    44 E 68th St
    New York, NY 10065
  • 30
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Massachusetts
    Seminar
    $450.00

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    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy.
    July 30, 2019 - August 1, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Atrium School
    69 Grove Street
    Watertown, MA 02472

August

  • 6
    Preparing Students for Civic Life
    Massachusetts
    Seminar
    $450.00

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    Preparing Students for Civic Life: Facing History’s Approach to Civic Education

    Find out how Facing History can help MA educators meet the new History and Social Science Framework.
    August 6, 2019 - August 8, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Northeastern University
    Boston, MA
  • 6
    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior
    New Jersey
    Seminar
    $420.00

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    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This seminar features Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for middle and high school social studies, history, civics, ELA, and humanities teachers.

    CTLE hours are avaialble for New York State teachers

    August 6, 2019 - August 8, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    The Lawrenceville School
    2500 Main St
    Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
  • 19
    Immigration in a Changing World
    New York
    Seminar
    $700.00

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    Immigration in a Changing World: Identity, Citizenship, and Belonging

    Explore questions of belonging and identity while considering the history and contemporary realities of immigration in the United States in this seminar.

    CTLE hours are avaialble for New York State teachers

    August 19, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    China Institute
    100 Washington St
    New York, NY 10006
  • 20
    Stolen Lives Summer Seminar
    Ontario
    Seminar
    400.00 CAD

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    Stolen Lives: Indigenous Peoples of Canada and Indian Residential Schools

    This seminar will introduce educators to strategies and resources that will engage students in learning about this important history, while connecting to the devastating effects the residential schools have had on former students, their families, and entire indigenous communities.
    August 20, 2019 - August 22, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Evergreen Brick Works
    Blake's Room, The Centre for Green Cities (2F)
    550 Bayview Avenue
    Toronto, ON M4W 3X8

October

  • 30
    2019 New York Benefit Dinner
    New York
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    Save the date for the 2019 New York Benefit Dinner!
     
    Ziegfeld Ballroom
    141 W 54th Street
    10019 New York
    October 30, 2019
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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