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Teacher Cadre


Birmingham Holocaust Education Center (BHEC)

Teacher Cadre

October 2015

Ken Wiggins, Ranburne High School, leads discussion on "The War in the East."

The goal of the Teacher Cadre is to enhance teachers' knowledge of the Holocaust and its pedagogy as well as to provide a network for peer exchange.  Study/Learning Sessions are scheduled on a regular basis during the school year.

 

Membership
Join Here (online application)

All interested teachers are invited to join the Teacher Cadre.  Membership affords the opportunity to receive the latest information about Holocaust Education via e-mail as well as notification of Study/Learning Sessions.

 

Teacher Cadre Resources (page arriving soon)

 


 

Upcoming Sessions

 

OPEN TO ALL TEACHERS
Two (2) hours of CEU credits will be available.
Please let us know if you will be attending.

 

2016-2017 School Year

 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 5:00 pm

"The Hitler Youth and Education in the Third Reich"

Facilitator:  Dr. Thomas (Thom) Thibeault, Samford University

 

For Hitler, the nazification of youth programs and education was a top priority to ensure that future generations would carry the torch of the Thousand Year Reich. Join us as we learn from Dr. Thibeault and he shares sources not readily available to the American public.

 

Please RSVP to the BHEC Education Coordinator so we know to expect you.

 

 

 

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 5:00 pm

Program TBD.

 

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 5:00 pm

Program TBD.

 

Thursday, March 16, 2017, 5:00 pm

Program TBD.

 

 

2015-2016 School Year

 

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 5:00 pm

"The War in the East"

Facilitator: Ken Wiggins, Ranburne High School

 

Intro Video (2:28):  Paul Shapiro on the Historical Contributions of Father Patrick Desbois

 

We will explore what happened during the War in the East and its impact on the Final Solution.

Included in our discussion:

  • When did the Holocaust actually begin
  • The role of the Einsatzgruppen in the Final Solution
  • Functionalist vs. Intentionalist debate

 

Please RSVP to the BHEC Education Coordinator so we know to expect you.

 

 

 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 5:00 pm

"The Massacres in Bialystok"

Facilitator: Ann Mollengarden

 

We will explore the fate of the community of Bialystok, Poland after the Nazi invasion.

 

Please RSVP to the BHEC Education Coordinator so we know to expect you.

 

 

 

Thursday, February 4, 2016, 5:00 pm

"What We Knew and When"

Facilitator:  Mike Gadilhe, John Carroll Catholic High School

 

Mike will focus on what the Allies (particularly the British and the U.S.) knew and when they knew it.  He will examine secret intelligence gathered by the British starting in 1941, and will also present German Order Police decodes and other documents including Polish Bund reports and the Riegner Telegram.

 

Please RSVP to the BHEC Education Coordinator so we know to expect you.

 

 

 

Thursday, March 10, 2016, 5:00 pm

"The Vilna Ghetto"

Facilitator: Ann Mollengarden, BHEC Education Coordinator

 

In addition to exploring the basics of the Vilna Ghetto, we will discuss the Partisans who played an important role there, referencing the story of Gabriel Sedlis, father of Birmingham's Dr. James Sedlis.

 

Please RSVP to the BHEC Education Coordinator so we know to expect you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page last updated:  August 1, 2016