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Spring Holocaust Teacher Workshops

These one-day, multi-county workshops are for middle and high school social studies and English/language arts teachers. Workshop presenter Dr. Peter Stein (UNC-CH, emeritus, Holocaust scholar and child survivor) will be joined by either Esther Lederman, a Holocaust survivor who will recount her experiences in hiding for 22 months, or Abe Piasek, who will recount his Holocaust experiences surviving the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Participants will receive a copy of The Holocaust: a North Carolina Teacher’s Resource, a guide for teaching about the Holocaust at middle and high school levels. There is no cost to attend the workshop, and substitute pay is provided. Teachers also will receive .6 CEUs. Space is limited so prompt registration is encouraged.

The workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Dates and locations are as follows:

–  April 12, Chapel Hill-Carrboro (Orange County)

–  April 19, Rocky Mount (Nash County).

Registration details are available online. For more information, please email Director of Teacher Workshops Audrey Krakovitz.

About James Frye

James Frye (@mrjamesfrye) serves as Instructional Technology Facilitator and Public Information Officer for Newton-Conover City Schools. Formerly, he was an English and Journalism Teacher at Newton-Conover High School and a Blended/Virtual English Teacher. He is a NC Teaching Fellow and studied education abroad at the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal in Germany. James holds a Post-Masters Certificate in Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction with a Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology from Michigan State University, and a B.A. in English/Education from Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he serves as an Adjunct Professor. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law with The University of Kentucky. In addition to modeling technological and leadership innovation and leading various professional learning, Jamie also serves statewide on the NC Digital Learning Initiative Advisory Board/Home Base Design Team, the NC Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development’s Board of Directors, the #NCed Leadership Team, and is co-founder of Edcamp WNC. He is a member of the NC Digital Leadership Coaches’ Network, and was named an international Emerging Leader by ASCD in 2015. He resides in Hickory with his wife and their baby girl.

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