Professional Development

Professional Development, credit: USHMMOur Professional Development programs and workshops are your opportunities to learn about new Holocaust education resources and teaching methodologies and network with other teachers from a wide spectrum of schools.

We are pleased to help promote the following professional development opportunities.


U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM)
The 2022 Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators
Monday, June 27-Wednesday June 29, virtual

Free 3-day conference for teachers unfamiliar with the resources available through the USHMM. Educators earn 24 professional development hours and free resource bundle.

Register at USHMM Belfer Conference For questions, contact Chelsea Halling-Nye at


Appalachian State University – Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium
“Film and Photography During and After the Holocaust”
July 23-28, 2022, onsite or virtual

Details and registration, App State Summer 2022


Yad Vashem Summer Seminars

Educators in Jewish Day Schools
June 27-July 12, onsite at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

For Information & application, see  Yad Vashem Day Schools

Educators in Jewish Supplemental Programs
July 25-August 2, onsite at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

For information & application, see Yad Vashem Supplemental Programs

Facing History and Ourselves

For professional development calendar, including online options, see Facing History Calendar


New Online Exhibitions at Yad Vashem

From Hope to Despair: The Story of the Horonczyk Family

Detailed account of six members of one family, supported by range of testimony, documents, photographs, and artifacts. Horonczyk Family

“Remember Your New Name”: Surviving the Holocaust under a False Identity

14 accounts of Jews who survived under false identities throughout Europe, supported by primary documents, testimony, photographs, artwork, and footage. False Identity

The Anguish of Liberation as Reflected in Art 1945-1947

A range of personal reactions from the moment of liberation to the anguish of loss. Includes works of child Thomas Geve and Soviet witness Zinovil Tolkatchev. Liberation as Reflected in Art

The Game of Their Lives: The Stories of Righteous Among the Nations Who Devoted Their Lives to Sport

Ten accounts of rescuers providing false papers, hiding, and escape at the risk of their lives and those of their families. Special exhibit in honor of 2022 Olympics. The Game of Their Lives


Please stay tuned for additional information about upcoming professional development opportunities.