Annual Holocaust Teachers of America Symposium

Annual Holocaust Teachers of America Symposium

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$50 – $1,950

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The Georgia Tech Conference Center & Hotel

800 Spring Street NW

Atlanta, GA 30308

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About this event

The Holocaust Teachers of America Symposium elevates, empowers, and enlightens classroom teachers through general and break-out sessions led by Holocaust survivors or their descendants and experienced classroom teachers just like them to become advocates for academic integrity, democratic values, truth, historical accuracy, and compassionate communities in their schools.

The Annual Holocaust Teachers of America Symposium is a teacher created teacher led academic space where the participants gain priceless knowledge pertaining to the complex history of the Holocaust, 2000 years of antisemitism in Europe, the roles of imperialism, colonialism, nationalism, economics, and democracy on the sociopolitical changes in Europe and how individuals were affected by these changes. At the core of it all are raw historical facts, 100% applicable meaningful age appropriate lessons, and the support of interdisciplinary team teaching.

It is far more important to us to create a strong robust community of professional educators focused on bringing the respect and academic validity to the subject that it deserves than to have thousands of participants in one year. We seek to inspire, inform, and involve amazing English, History, and Art educators in grades 6-12 and provide the foundations for a scholarly community among secondary school educators centered around Interdisciplinary Holocaust & Human Rights Studies.

Are you a teacher of English (6-12), History/Social Studies (6-12), or Art (6-12) and want to learn how to better teach the Holocaust & Human Rights through interdisciplinary team teaching? Or do you want to improve and grow on what you are already doing? Then this symposium is for you.

* Symposium will take place at The Georgia Tech Conference Center & Hotel in Midtown Atlanta Georgia.

Registration fee includes attendance at all general and break out sessions as well as most meals.

Hotel rooms are available at a block rate (information provided upon registration)

Airfare via Delta Airlines is available at a discount with use of discount code provided upon registration.

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Symposium Schedule:

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September 8

6:15 PM - 8:15 PM

*Pre-Conference Welcome Cocktail Hour & Dinner

(separately ticketed event)


​ Day One: September 9

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Registration & Breakfast

Day One General Sessions presented by The Simon Wiesenthal Center & The Israeli Consulate

Lunch with the group

Friday Dinner on your own


join us for a special dinner with guest Holocaust Survivor Sami Steigmann(separately ticketed event)

​Day Two: September 10

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Registration & Breakfast

Day Two Break Out sessions presented by award winning classroom teachers, Documentary directors, and authors. Keynote Speaker Ramona Bessinger.

Lunch with the group

Networking coffee break with snacks

Dinner on your own


*Dinner & a Movie : Three Minutes: A Lengthening with special Q & A (separately ticketed event)


​September 11

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Closing Statements & Farewell Brunch. Keynote Speaker: Ben Walker (Holocaust Survivor).


*Certificates of Completion that may serve as evidence of professional development hours will be given to all teachers at the Farewell Brunch.

Date: September 8-11 2022* Location: Atlanta Georgia*

Limited number of spaces available. **

* This is an in-person event of a maximum of 100 people

Limited Virtual Attendance option available.

In-person attendees receive Symposium Materials & Tote Bag upon arrival along with the opportunity to win a school Holocaust Library worth $5000

In-person attendees will have access to all general sessions, break-out sessions, and the option to purchase tickets to special events and will receive certificates of completion worth 25 points

Virtual attendees will have access to general sessions and will receive certificates of completion worth 12 points.

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