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The Museum offers professional development in Holocaust Education for LA based teachers in partnership with renowned institutions such as Facing History and Ourselves, ADL and the Jewish Partisans Educational Foundation.


Anti-Defamation League's Los Angeles Holocaust Education Institute for Teachers

A Multimedia Framework for Teaching the Holocaust

Friday, November 1st, 2013

8:30am - 3:30pm


University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90089


Spanning most of the school year, the Institute will consist of museum-based resources, curricula, pedagogical expertise, and dynamic presenters through two full-day sessions.  The Holocaust Education Institute brings together the finest resources to teach about the holocaust from The Anti-Defamation League, the CA Center for Excellence on the Study of the Holocaus, Genocide, Human Rights, and Tolerance, the LA Museum of the Holocaust, the Museum of Tolerance, and the USC Shoah Foundation.

Session One will be held at the University of Southern California and feature a hands-on training of iWitness, an online resource developed by the USC Shoah Foundation, and a presentation by Stephen D. Smith, the Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation.

Session Two will take place on Friday, February 28th, 2014 from 8:30am until 3:30pm.  Institute participants will receive VIP tours of the Museum of Tolerance and the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, as well as hear live testimony from a Holocaust Survivor.  Participants will also hear presentations from Dr. Samuel Edelman and Dr. Carol Edelman of the State of California Center for Excellence on the Holocaust, Genocide, Human Rights, and Tolerance.

For more information or to register for the Institute, visit the 2013-2014 Holocaust Education Institute website here.