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University of Southern Indiana to host “Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students” classroom training

University of Southern Indiana to host “Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students” classroom training

10/21/2019 | University Communications
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The University of Southern Indiana and the Committee to Promote Respect in Schools (CYPRESS) will host the Echoes & Reflections professional development program, “Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students,” from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.Tuesday, October 22. in University Center Rooms 2217-2218 on the USI campus.

This professional development session will give educators the tools to teach and initiate important discussions about the complex lessons of the Holocaust. In exploring classroom-tested strategies that can be implemented in the classroom, attendees will leave with increased confidence and effective materials to tackle the tough questions students have about this subject.

This event is free and open to middle school, high school and university teachers. Registration is available at cypressevansville.org. For more information, contact CYPRESS via email at cypressevansville@gmail.com.

About Echoes & Reflections

Echoes & Reflections is the premier source for Holocaust educational materials and dynamic content, empowering teachers and students with the insight needed to question the past and foresight to impact the future. A joint program of ADL, USC Shoah Foundation, and Yad Vashem, Echoes & Reflections is dedicated to reshaping the way that teachers and students understand, process, and navigate the world through the events of the Holocaust. Since 2005, Echoes & Reflections has impacted more than 60,000 educators, reaching an estimated 6 million students across the United States. Through our programs and resources, educators gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to teach this topic effectively. Learn more at echoesandreflections.org.

About CYPRESS

The Committee to Promote Respect in Schools (CYPRESS) was founded in Evansville, Indiana in 1999, and since its inception, its mission has been to build respect and appreciation for diversity in our schools and our community. The committee is comprised of current and retired educators and community volunteers.

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