2015

July

  • 27
    Race and Membership in U.S. History
    Seminar
    New York
    $700.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    Race and Membership in U.S. History: From Segregation to Civil Rights

    What can we learn about the evolving notion of citizenship and changing rights of “the other”? In this seminar, we will consider how ideas of race and racism developed during the years of Jim Crow segregation and the Progressive era. Participants will examine resistance to these ideas through the civil rights movement using a case study of the events at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.

    7.27.15 - 7.31.15
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Dominican Academy
    44 East 68th Street
    New York, NY 10065
  • 27
    Holocaust and Human Behaviour
    Seminar
    England
    £325.00

    Often, our training is at little or no cost to educators, other times we can help you find assistance through grants. Applications for financial aid via grant or scholarship can be filled out as you are completing the seminar application, including the option to apply for scholarships or indicate that a school will pay, where these options apply.

    Facing History and Ourselves: Holocaust and Human Behaviour

    How is history shaped by hatred, indifference, and denial, as well as by caring, compassion, and responsibility? In this seminar we will examine the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany and ultimately to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups.

    7.27.15 - 7.31.15
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Friends House
    173 Euston Rd
    London
    NW1 2BJ
  • 27
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Seminar
    Massachusetts
    $750.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    Facing History and Ourselves: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    How is history shaped by hatred, indifference, and denial, as well as by caring, compassion, and responsibility? In this seminar we will examine the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany and ultimately to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups.

    7.27.15 - 7.31.15
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Facing History Library and Professional Development Center
    16 Hurd Road
    Brookline, MA 02445
  • 28
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Workshop
    New Jersey

    Holocaust and Human Behavior

    How is history shaped by hatred, indifference, and denial, as well as by caring, compassion, and responsibility? In this seminar we will examine the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany and ultimately to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups.

    Stockton University Campus Center
    101 Vera King Farris Drive
    Galloway, NJ 08205
    7.28.15 - 7.29.15
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • 30
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $20.00

    Due to a generous grant, we are pleased to be able to waive the workshop fee. The $20 registration fee is payable upon acceptance.

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    This workshop introduces Facing History’s newest resource, Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education into ELA curricula through the exploration of themes such as identity, difference, race, justice, and how individuals and communities define their responsibilities toward other members of their communities.

    7.30.15 - 7.31.15
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Intrinsic Schools
    4540 W. Belmont Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60641

August

  • 3
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Workshop
    Colorado
    $20.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    This workshop introduces Facing History's newest resource, Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's beloved novel. We offer a fresh approach that integrates multimedia resources, historical sources, and Common Core-aligned strategies, deepening students' understanding of the novel and illuminating fundamental questions of human behavior.

    8.3.15 - 8.4.15
    7:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Douglas County High School
    2842 Front St
    Castle Rock, CO 80104
  • 3
    Facing History and Ourselves: Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Seminar
    Pennsylvania
    $700.00

    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.

    Facing History and Ourselves: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    How is history shaped by hatred, indifference, and denial, as well as by caring, compassion, and responsibility? In this seminar we will examine the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany and ultimately to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups. Scholarships available.

    8.3.15 - 8.7.15
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Germantown Friends School
    31 W Coulter St
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
  • 4
    Holocaust and Human Behavior with Violins of Hope
    Workshop
    Ohio
    $100.00

    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.

    Holocaust and Human Behavior with Violins of Hope

    This workshop is designed for 6th–12th grade humanities educators in collaboration with the Cleveland Council for Independent Schools.  It is open to all Cleveland-area educators. 

    How is history shaped by hatred, indifference, and denial, as well as by caring, compassion, and responsibility? In this 2-day workshop, we will examine the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany and ultimately to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups. In partnership with the Maltz Museum's Violins of Hope exhibit and community programming, we will also explore the role music and instruments played in sustaining the human spirit and resisting oppression. 

    8.4.15 - 8.5.15
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    John Carroll University
    1 John Carroll Blvd.
    University Heights, OH 44118
  • 5
    Teaching the Reconstruction Period
    Seminar
    Massachusetts
    $450.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

    How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of the democracy are most vulnerable? This seminar explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity.

    8.5.15 - 8.7.15
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate
    Columbia Point
    Boston, MA 02125
  • 8
    Teaching the Reconstruction Period
    Workshop
    Pennsylvania
    $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.

    The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

    PLEASE NOTE: Only University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education students and their mentor teachers will be accepted to attend this workshop. 

    How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of the democracy are most vulnerable? This workshop explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity. 

    8.8.15 - 8.9.15
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
    University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
    3700 Walnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • 9
    Holocaust and Human Behavior in a Jewish Setting
    Seminar
    California-Southern
    $750.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    Holocaust and Human Behavior for Educators in a Jewish Setting

    Grounded in the study of Jewish ethics and values, this weeklong seminar examines the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany and ultimately to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups. Participants will investigate the connection between Jewish history and identity, the moral questions inherent in everyday life, and how we as individuals and members of groups can make a difference in the world today. Recommended for 6th-12th grade U.S. History, World History, Humanities or English language arts teachers, or general educators in a Jewish school setting. Scholarships are available.

    8.9.15 - 8.13.15
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Sinai Akiba Academy
    10400 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90024
  • 10
    Teaching the Reconstruction Period
    Seminar
    Illinois
    $330.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

    How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of democracy are most vulnerable? This seminar explores the Reconstruction Era in the United States and the construction of American identity.

    In this seminar you will:

    8.10.15 - 8.12.15
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Wells Community Academy High School
    936 N Ashland Ave
    Chicago, IL 60622
  • 10
    Race and Membership in U.S. History
    Seminar
    New York
    $700.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    Race and Membership in U.S. History: From Segregation to Civil Rights

    What can we learn about the evolving notion of citizenship and changing rights of “the other”? In this seminar, we will consider how ideas of race and racism developed during the years of Jim Crow segregation and the Progressive Era. Participants will examine resistance to these ideas through the Civil Rights Movement using a case study of the events at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.

    8.10.15 - 8.14.15
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County
    Welwyn Preserve, 100 Crescent Beach Road
    Glen Cove, NY 11542
  • 10
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Seminar
    New York
    $120.00

    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 (Hybrid)

    This seminar blends online and face-to-face learning. We will begin our online work July 27-August 5 and meet in person August 10-11. The online work is prerequisite for attending on August 10-11.  

    This seminar introduces Facing History’s newest resource, Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education into ELA curricula through the exploration of themes such as identity, difference, race, justice, and how individuals and groups define their responsibilities toward one another. Our approach examines To Kill a Mockingbird through the lens of Facing History’s pedagogic model using Common Core-aligned teaching strategies, and provides historical context, multimedia, informational text, and primary sources that place the book in its broader context.

    This seminar is at capacity.

    8.10.15 - 8.11.15
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Scarsdale High School
    1057 White Plains Road
    Scarsdale, NY 10583
  • 10
    Race and Membership in American History
    Seminar
    Massachusetts
    $750.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    Race and Membership: From Segregation to Civil Rights

    8.10.15 - 8.14.15
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Facing History Library and Professional Development Center
    16 Hurd Road
    Brookline, MA 02445
  • 10
    Holocaust and Human Behaviour
    Seminar
    Ontario
    700.00 CAD

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    Facing History and Ourselves: Holocaust and Human Behaviour

    How is history shaped by hatred, indifference, and denial, as well as by caring, compassion, and responsibility? In this course we will consider issues such as identity, membership, and judgment while learning about the Holocaust as well as other histories of collective violence.  We will explore ways to address young people’s concerns about exclusion and inclusion and stereotyping using the lens of history.  The seminar will conclude by exploring what it means to be an active citizen in a democracy.

    8.10.15 - 8.14.15
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    OISE
    252 Bloor Street West
    Toronto, ON M5S 1V6
  • 13
    An Introduction to Facing History and Ourselves
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $110.00

    The total event fee is $110. Scholarships are available for CPS educators to cover all but the $10 registration fee payable upon acceptance. 

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    An Introduction to Facing History and Ourselves Resources and Pedagogy

    This interactive workshop will introduce teachers to Facing History resources and pedagogy by focusing on the Facing History themes of identity, membership, and choosing to participate using non-fiction texts. Workshop sessions are designed to engage teachers in activities that will provide an introduction to these ideas for use at the beginning and throughout the school year.

    8.13.15
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Wells Community Academy High School
    936 N Ashland Ave
    Chicago, IL 60622
  • 14
    Teaching for Safe and Inclusive Classrooms
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $110.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    Teaching for Safe and Inclusive Classrooms

    In this interactive workshop, we will focus on the Facing History and Ourselves themes of identity, membership, and community to introduce you to Facing History and help you build a safe and inclusive classroom this school year. We will also sample an array of proven teaching strategies, classroom activities, and multimedia resources.

    8.14.15
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Wells Community Academy High School
    936 N Ashland Ave
    Chicago, IL 60622
  • 17
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Seminar
    New York
    $700.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    Facing History and Ourselves: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    How is history shaped by hatred, indifference, and denial, as well as by caring, compassion, and responsibility? In this seminar we will examine the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany and ultimately to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups.

    8.17.15 - 8.21.15
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Teachers College, Columbia University
    525 West 120th Street
    New York, NY 10027
  • 17
    Race and Membership in U.S. History
    Seminar
    New Jersey
    $700.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    Race and Membership in U.S. History: From Segregation to Civil Rights

    What can we learn about the evolving notion of citizenship and changing rights of “the other”? In this seminar, we will consider how ideas of race and racism developed during the years of Jim Crow segregation and the Progressive Era. Participants will examine resistance to these ideas through the Civil Rights Movement using a case study of the events at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.

    8.17.15 - 8.21.15
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Montclair State University
    1 Normal Ave
    Montclair, NJ 07043
  • 18
    Teaching Mockingbird
    Workshop
    Massachusetts
    $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

    This workshop introduces Facing History's newest resource, Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's beloved novel. We offer a fresh approach that integrates multimedia, historical sources, and Common Core-aligned strategies that deepen students' understanding of the novel and illuminate fundamental questions of human behavior.

    8.18.15 - 8.20.15
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Archdiocese of Boston Office of Catholic Schools Pastoral Center
    66 Brooks Drive
    Braintree, MA 02184
  • 19
    CHC2 Canadian History through a Facing History Lens
    Seminar
    Ontario
    350.00 CAD

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    CHC2 Canadian History through a Facing History Lens

    What is Canada? Who is considered Canadian? How do these beliefs impact society, and how have they changed over time? What are the rights and responsibilities of Canadians? How does Canada’s past inform current cultural, social, economic, and political issues?

    This seminar will prepare grade 10 history teachers to pilot a unique approach to using the revised 2013 Ontario curriculum that engages students in an exploration of how choices in history have shaped Canada's identity, its relationship with the world, and the future of Canada as a nation.

    8.19.15 - 8.21.15
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Facing History Office @ CSI
    Centre for Social Innovation
    215 Spadina Avenue
    Toronto, ON M5T 2C7
  • 20
    Stories of Immigration after the Holocaust Community Event
    Community Event
    Ontario

    Welcome to Canada? Stories of Immigration after the Holocaust

    For generations, individuals have come to Canada in search of a safe haven, and to begin new lives. Has Canada lived up to the promise to provide welcome to those who have arrived under difficult conditions? Join us as we learn from the experiences of three individuals who survived the Holocaust and, through unique journeys, rebuilt their lives in Canada.

    Multi-faith Centre, University of Toronto
    569 Spadina Ave
    Main Activity Hall (Room 208)
    Toronto, ON M5S 2J7
    8.20.15
    7:00 pm
  • 31
    Building Competencies for Teaching Human Rights
    Seminar
    Manitoba
    50.00 CAD

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    Building Competencies for Teaching Human Rights

    An engaging professional development opportunity presented by Manitoba Education and Facing History and Ourselves at The Canadian Museum for Human Rights from August 31 to September 2, 2015.

    8.31.15 - 9.2.15
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Canadian Museum for Human Rights
    85 Israel Asper Way
    Winnipeg, MB R3C 0L5

September

  • 28
    Teaching the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    Online Workshop
    Online

    Teaching the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    December 10, 2015, marks the 67th anniversary of the publication of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), an international and aspirational document created by Eleanor Roosevelt, and many others, in the aftermath of World War II and the Holocaust. This online workshop will prepare you to bring this history into your classroom.

    9.28.15 - 10.2.15

October

  • 2
    Facing History and the Common Core State Standards
    Workshop
    New York
    $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.

    Facing History and the Common Core: Developing Student Voice

    Facing History's rigorous and engaging primary sources and teaching strategies can be essential tools for Social Studies and ELA teachers who are designing lessons and projects that meet the Common Core literacy tasks and develop students' sense of civic agency. 

    10.2.15
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    The Nathan Cummings Foundation
    475 Tenth Avenue
    New York, NY 10018
  • 7
    Violins of Hope Afterschool Workshop
    Workshop
    Ohio
    $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.

    Violins of Hope Afterschool Workshop

     Violins of Hope afterschool workshop, in partnership with the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.

    10.7.15
    4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
    2929 Richmond Road
    Beachwood, OH 44122
  • 8
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Online Course
    Online
    $50.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    This online course introduces Facing History’s newest resource, Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education into ELA curricula through the exploration of topics such as identity, difference, race, justice, and how individuals define their responsibilities toward members of their communities. Our unique approach examines To Kill a Mockingbird using Facing History resources and teaching strategies that align with the Common Core and place the novel in a broader historical context.

    10.8.15 - 11.11.15
  • 12
    Holocaust and Human Behavior Workshop
    Workshop
    Ohio
    $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.

    Holocaust and Human Behavior featuring Lessons around the Violins of Hope

    One day workshop open to 6th- to 12th-grade humanities educators in partnership with the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage. Participants will have the opportunity to tour the Museum's Violins of Hope exhibit. Please note that some online pre-work will be required for this workshop.  

    10.12.15
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
    2929 Richmond Road
    Beachwood, OH 44122
  • 13
    Los Angeles Benefit Dinner 2015
    Benefit Dinner
    California-Southern

    Los Angeles Benefit Dinner 2015

    Co-Chairs Carrie & Ken Richman and Joanne & Scott Blum invite you to join us for an inspirational evening featuring students, teachers and celebrated special guests as we revisit the most widely read book in American classrooms, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, to examine issues of race, gender, and moral growth.

    10.13.15
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Beverly Wilshire Hotel
    9500 Wilshire Blvd
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212
  • 15
    Holocaust and Human Behavior in Jewish Settings
    Online Course
    Online
    $50.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    Holocaust and Human Behavior for Educators in a Jewish Setting

    Grounded in the study of Jewish ethics and values, this online course examines the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany and ultimately to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups. Participants will investigate the connection between Jewish history and identity, the moral questions inherent in everyday life, and how we as individuals and members of groups can make a difference in the world today.

    10.15.15 - 12.9.15
  • 15
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online Course
    Online
    $350.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    Holocaust and Human Behavior Online Course

    How is history shaped by hatred, indifference, and denial, as well as by caring, compassion, and responsibility? In this online course we will examine the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany and ultimately to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups.

    10.15.15 - 12.9.15
  • 15
    Choices in Little Rock
    Online Course
    Online
    $350.00

    Get more details about how to register or pay for Facing History professional development. Payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    Choices in Little Rock Online Course

    In 1957, nine black teenagers faced the threats of angry mobs when they attempted to desegregate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. In this online course we will examine this pivotal moment in the U.S. history and explore ways to engage students in the issues raised by the American civil rights movement and their implications today.

    10.15.15 - 12.2.15
  • 15
    Teaching the Reconstruction Period
    Workshop
    Florida
    $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.

    The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

    How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of the democracy are most vulnerable? This workshop explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity.

    10.15.15 - 10.16.15
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    TBD
    Miami, FL
  • 15
    Teaching the Reconstruction Period
    Workshop
    New York
    $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.

    Note that there is additional mandatory registration at MyLearningPlan. The fee for this registration is $10 and the fee for the workshop is $170, but the fee is waived for educators from the Cortland, McGraw, Cincinnatus, George Junior, Dryden, Marathon, and Groton school districts. The $180 fee includes two days of instruction, all materials, and ongoing support from Facing History. Free parking is available, and lunch is included.

    TO COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION, PLEASE GO TO MyLearningPlan

    The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

    How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of the democracy are most vulnerable? This workshop explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity. 

    10.15.15 - 10.16.15
    8:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES
    Room A-14
    555 Warren Road
    Ithaca, NY 14850
  • 19
    A World Made New
    Workshop
    New York
    $0.00

    Get more details about how to register, payment options, help with costs, refunds, becoming a Facing History Educator Network member, and more.

    Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    What is the responsibility of the international community when mass murder and genocide occur?  How do you move from recognizing a problem to taking action? In this two-day workshop, we will explore three major efforts to rebuild the global community after World War II and the Holocaust: The Nuremberg Trials, The Convention for the Prevention of Genocide, and the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

    10.19.15 - 10.20.15
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Women's Rights National Historical Park
    136 Fall St.
    Seneca Falls, NY 13148
  • 21
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Seminar
    Illinois
    $330.00

    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.

    Facing History and Ourselves: Holocaust and Human Behavior

     In this seminar we will examine the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany and ultimately to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups.

    10.21.15 - 10.23.15
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    TBD
    Chicago, IL
  • 22
    10th Annual Cleveland Benefit Dinner
    Benefit Dinner
    Ohio

    10th Annual Cleveland Benefit Dinner

    Co-Chairs Carolyn and Chuck Arnold invite you to join us for the 10th Annual Cleveland Benefit Dinner on Thursday, October 22nd at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

    10.22.15
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Cleveland Museum of Art
    11150 East Boulevard
    Cleveland, OH 44106
  • 29
    Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    Online Course
    Online
    $350.00

    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

    How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of the democracy are most vulnerable? This online course explores the Reconstruction Era in the United States and the construction of American identity.

    10.29.15 - 12.16.15

November

  • 2
    19th Annual Memphis Benefit Dinner
    Benefit Dinner
    Tennessee

    19th Annual Memphis Benefit Dinner

    Co-Chairs Mikki and Darrell Cobbins, Kerry and Sutton Mora Hayes and Joyce Margulies and Uttam Shah invite you to join us for an inspirational evening featuring special guest Bryan Stevenson at the Hilton Hotel on November 2, 2015​.

    6:00-6:45 PM Cocktail reception
    6:45-9:00 PM Program and Dinner

    For more information or to have your questions answered, please contact Isabel Rodriguez at Isabel_rodriguez@facinghistory.org or at (901) 452-1776 ext. 222

    11.2.15
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Hilton Hotel
    939 Ridge Lake Blvd
    Memphis, TN 38120
  • 5
    2015 New York Benefit Dinner
    Benefit Dinner
    New York

    2015 New York Benefit Dinner

    Facing History invites you to the 22nd Annual New York Benefit Dinner, featuring Upstander Award recipient Bryan Stevenson. Stevenson is the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative and one of the most acclaimed and respected lawyers in the nation. His memoir, Just Mercy, is the story of a young lawyer fighting on fighting to end extreme punishments and careless justice in the United States.

    11.5.15
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Cipriani Wall Street
    55 Wall Street
    New York, NY 10005
2016

January

  • 14
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $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.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    This workshop introduces Facing History's new resource, Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's beloved novel. 

    1.14.16 - 1.15.16
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    TBD
    Chicago, IL

February

  • 25
    Teaching the Reconstruction Period
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $220.00

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    The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

    This workshop explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity.   

    2.25.16 - 2.26.16
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    TBD
    Chicago, IL

March

  • 31
    Choices in Little Rock
    Seminar
    Illinois
    $220.00

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    Choices in Little Rock: A Pivotal Moment in School Desegregation

    In this 2-day workshop we will examine a pivitol moment U.S. history, the desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

     

    3.31.16 - 4.1.16
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    TBD
    Chicago, IL