WIJC: Scholarship offer for local teachers for WSHERC training

WIJC is pleased to offer Whidbey teachers (in public or private schools) scholarship to upcoming training in Teaching the Holocaust. Wahington State Holocaust Education Resource Center(WSHERC) invites regional educators to take part in coursework on Teaching about the Holocaust  with Ephraim Kaye, from Yad Vashem
August 20, 2013  |  At Seattle University

2 Sessions (choose one or both as applicable):
Echoes and Reflections: A Multimedia Curriculum on the Holocaust.  For High School Teachers. This session will offer participants a complete practical curriculum with interactive activities, video footage, and teacher resources. Participants will receive a free copy of the curriculum, valued at $100. August 20th from 9:00am – 12:15pm.  

Confronting Holocaust Denial: Advanced Seminar.  For teachers and administrators who have attended previous Holocaust trainings. Session 1 is pre. req. August 20th from 1:00pm – 3:30pm.

Teachers throughout the Pacific Northwest are encouraged to attend.

WIJC will cover tuition fees, roundtrip ferry pass, and will toss in $20 for lunch (reimbursed if training is attended).To apply, contact WIJC to be forwarded the registration information. Offer of scholarship is based on space availability at the training and WIJC does not guarantee placement. Please forward to fellow educators and APPLY ASAP. Questions?Contact Miriam Coates at coates@whidbey.com

Visit WSHERC at http://www.wsherc.org/news/news.aspx for registration details and to access other Holocaust education resources (free of charge).

The Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center’s (WSHERC)mission is to inspire teaching and learning for humanity in the schools and communities of this region through study of the Holocaust.

 Funding for Whidbey Island Jewish Community was made possible, in part, by a grant from the Special Initiatives Fund of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle.


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