Professional Development

Professional development opportunities for school systems and school staff are on-going and can be tailored to the needs of your educational community. A few possibilities within the Virginia Holocaust Museum are:

  • Full-day workshops, including a tour of the VHM and a workshop focusing on the teaching of the Holocaust.
  • Half-day workshops, including a tour of the VHM and an overview of available educational materials and opportunities for students
  • Workshops delivered by special guests

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities | Free Educator Workshops

Teaching About Partisan Resistance

February 23 | 10 AM - 3:30 PM
Deadline to Register: February 16
Click HERE for Workshops Details

 

Teaching About Japanese American Internment During World War II

March 16 |10 AM - 3:30 PM
Deadline to Register: March 9
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Let The World Know: Teaching about the Nazis' LGBTQ+ Victims

March 20  | 10 AM - 2:30 PM
Deadline to Register: March 13
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The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line: Teaching About Women Who Changed The Course of WWII

May 15 | 10 AM - 3:30 PM
Deadline to Register: May 8
Details Coming Soon!

 


Alexander Lebenstein Teacher Education Institute

 
The Alexander Lebenstein Teacher Education Institute assists educators with their understanding of the Holocaust and genocide. Sessions focus on historical background and pedagogy which link to the Virginia Standards of Learning requirements. TEI is offered in partnership with Longwood University and is funded through generous teacher sponsorships.
 
Learn More About TEI 2023

Law Enforcement: Examining Ethics and Leadership

 
Law Enforcement:  Ethics and Leadership Program focuses on the role of law enforcement during the Holocaust and the role that law enforcement plays in today’s society.  This 4 hour program is ideal for law enforcement at the local, state and federal level and includes:

  • A guided Museum tour
  • Presentation and discussion of the role of law enforcement in the Nazi State
  • An examination on the role of law enforcement in contemporary society

If you are interested in booking this program contact us HERE.