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Applications open for 2018 Belfer National Conference from US Holocaust Memorial Museum (July 26-28)

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

https://www.ushmm.org/educators/professional-events-and-resources/belfer-educators-conference

Date:
Thursday, July 26–Saturday, July 28, 2018
Location:
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024
Cost:
Free

This annual conference is intended for secondary school and community college educators with less than five years of experience teaching about the Holocaust. Educators with more experience are also invited to attend.

Participants will work closely with Museum staff, historians, and expert educators; have exclusive access to Museum exhibitions when the Museum is closed to the public; obtain lesson plans that focus on teaching diverse audiences and the relevance of the Holocaust today; and network with educators from around the country.

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and it ends on June 15. Participants are responsible for their transportation to and accommodations in Washington, DC. There is no conference hotel. A limited number of scholarships are available to offset travel costs. There is no fee to attend the conference.

For more information, contact Cameron Walpole at cwalpole@ushmm.org.

For questions about this information, contact Kristen McDaniel (608) 266-2207