Camp survivor Hank Brodt speaks with a North Carolina teacher at a 2010 workshop.
Seven to nine workshops are held throughout the school year at sites across the state. Over 8000 teachers and administrators have attended Council workshops since 1989.
Fall 2015 Workshops (Check this site as more workshops are added to the fall schedule.)
October 13, 2015: Asheville (Buncombe County). UNC-Asheville: Sherril Center. [map]
October 28, 2015: Charlotte (Mecklenburg County). Shalom Park: Lerner Hall. [directions]
Workshops take place from 8:15am-3:30 pm. Please arrive at 8:15 for registration. Workshops begin at 8:30.
For more information and to register for a workshop, contact Dana Kapustin, Workshop Director.
The one-day workshops:
Present an overview of the Holocaust by Dr. Peter J. Stein, a Holocaust survivor and sociologist at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Provide to all participants the updated resource guide The Holocaust: A North Carolina Teacher’s Resource the CD "A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust" (Florida Council on the Holocaust/Florida Dept. of Education), and a certificate of participation for renewal credit.
Are offered across the state at no charge (substitute pay provided), and are open to all North Carolina middle and high school teachers and administrators.
Are especially useful for social studies teachers of U.S. history and world civilizations, and for language arts teachers who use Holocaust works such as The Diary of Anne Frank, Number the Stars, and Elie Wiesel's Night.
View videos of workshop speakers on the Council's Vimeo site.
View these news reports on Holocaust survivors' presentations to North Carolina students:
- Gizella Abramson at West Carteret High School, Morehead City, NC (2008)
- Abram Piasak at Mills Park Middle School, Wake County (2014)
- Esther Lederman at Clayton Middle School, Johnston County (2014)
- Alfred Schnog at Whiteville High School, Whiteville, NC (2013)
- Susan Cernyak-Spatz at Isothermal Community College Spindale, NC (2013)