Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission Awareness - Education - Inspiration

Educator Workshop Registration

“Do Not Say They Cannot Hear Us”: THGC Interdisciplinary Workshop on Teaching the Holocaust and Genocides

The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC) offers this free, one-day, live workshop to public and private school educators. The workshop will introduce relevant TEKS; provide an overview of vocabularies and histories; explore contemporary issues in historiography, literary/artistic representation, and pedagogical approaches; and showcase resources with Texas connections.  Educators in attendance will be first to gain access to the THGC's free, password-protected digital library of filmic and textual materials.

Open to: Grades 5 through 12 teachers, librarians, curriculum specialists

Hours earned: 6 in social studies or ELAR

Cost: Free.  Lunch is provided.

For more information, please contact J.E. Wolfson at j.e.wolfson@thgc.texas.gov.


Region 8 and Region 7 educators should register through the Education Service Centers where the workshops will be conducted.

Here are the links:

September 12, 2017 - Region 8/Pittsburg at ESC https://txr8.escworks.net/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=136324

September 14 - Region 7/Kilgore at ESC - https://misweb.esc7.net/mis/sess1.asp?type=DATE&sessNum=062959


Region 17 educators should register by completing the form below to attend the October 25 workshop.

Educator Workshop Registration