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
Workshops take place from 8:15am-3:30 pm. Please arrive at 8:15 for registration. Workshops begin at 8:30.
October 13, 2015: Asheville (Buncombe County Schools and surrounding LEAs)
November 4, 2015: Winston-Salem (WS-Forsyth County Schools and surrounding LEAs)
For more information, please contact Michael Abramson, Chairman.
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 selections from the resource guide The Holocaust: A North Carolina Teacher's Resource (full guide available online), a collection of other Holocaust teaching materials, and a certificate of attendance for renewal credit.
Are offered across the state at no charge and are open to all North Carolina middle and high school teachers and administrators. Substitute pay is provided for public school teachers.
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)