Master Teacher Institute in Holocaust Education

The Master Teacher Institute (MTI) in Holocaust Education is a dynamic advanced training program to develop expert teachers in Holocaust studies who will serve as resource providers in their schools, districts, and communities. The MTI engages teachers in a wide-ranging study of the history of the Holocaust and its remembrance and addresses the complex methodological issues involved in teaching about this subject.

The MTI is open to middle and high school educators who are currently teaching. Applicants must have a minimum of three years teaching experience and at least one year of involvement with Holocaust/genocide education.


Summer 2020 Program

MINI-COURSE

History of the Holocaustsummer teacher minicourse 2020

Monday, June 29 - Thursday, July 2
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Miller Hall, 14 College Avenue, New Brunswick

The Master Teacher Institute (MTI) in Holocaust Education is a dynamic advanced training program to develop expert teachers in Holocaust studies who will serve as resource providers in their schools, districts, and communities.

The MTI summer mini-course is open to middle and high school educators. Applicants should have at least one year of teaching experience and at least one year of involvement with Holocaust/genocide education or currently be pursuing a masters of education degree.

Application required to attend.
Application

Free course includes educational materials, PD credits and lunch.
Lecturers and full syllabus are forthcoming.


Two-Day Advanced Seminar

Wednesday, July 1 and Thursday, July 2 

This seminar is open to alumni of the Rutgers MTI program.

For questions about the mini-course or information about the two-day Advanced Seminar, contact Sarah Portilla This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 848-932-4165.


There is no fee to participate in these MTI programs.

The MTI prepares teachers to:
  • Teach the Holocaust with primary documents
  • Teach Holocaust literature
  • Teach the Holocaust with film, photography, art, and other media
  • Prepare students for visits to Holocaust exhibits
  • Teach about the Holocaust within the broader framework of other genocides, prejudice, and intolerance

Participating teachers receive:
  • Resource materials for classroom use and professional enrichment
  • Access to leading scholars of the Holocaust
  • Assistance in curriculum development from experts in Holocaust pedagogy
  • Access to supportive teacher network
  • Access to Shoah Visual History Archive

For further information please call Sarah Portilla at 848-932-4165. For updates and announcements of related programs, please join our teacher email list.


Past presenters include:

James Young, University of Massachusettes, Amherst • Omer Bartov, Brown University • David Engel, New York University • Henry Greenspan, University of Michigan • Jan Gross, Princeton University • Atina Grossman, The New School • Marion Kaplan, New York University • Samuel Kassow, Trinity College • Harry Reicher, University of Pennsylvania • Hanna Yablonka, Yad Vashem  and Ben- Gurion University