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Summer Teachers Institute 2020

August 3 - August 5

Teaching Students to Be Upstanders


Virtual Conference


Monday, August 3 – Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 9:00am – 3:30pm


Registration: $25 – Register Here



Day One: 

Keynote Speaker: Ellen J. Kennedy, Ph.D., Executive Director, World Without Genocide

Morning session: Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff, Director of the Holcoaust Teachers Institute, School of Education and Human Development, University of Miami

Afternoon session: Paul Kutner, Upper School Director of Global Learning, Bullis School


Day Two:

Morning session: Presenters from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Center for Jewish Education

Afternoon session: Choices Matter: Complicity and Action During the Holocaust, a new program from Echoes & Reflections: Teaching the Holocaust, Inspiring the Classroom


Day Three:

Morning session: Presenters from Forum of Dialogue, Warsaw, Poland; Lola Hahn, second-generation Holocaust testimony; JMM Museum Educators

Afternoon Session: Presenters from the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights and the Anne Frank Memorial


More details on each day of the conference available here.


If you have any questions about this year’s program or the Summer Teachers Institute in general, pleasecontact JMM Education Director, Ilene Dackman-Alon.


The Summer Teachers Institute is made possible, in part, through the generous support of Judy and Jerry Macks and the Joan and Joseph Klein, Jr. Foundation. We are also very greatful for our partner organizations, including Echoes & Reflects, the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights, World Without Genocide, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the Forum for Dialogue.






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