Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education (CHHRE)

The Center Receives a Gift of $260,000 from SNCF

Broward Educators Study Trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) 2016 Broward educators received intensive training on Holocaust education, while exploring one of the most respected museums and Holocaust education centers in the world. Participants also had an opportunity to meet with the congresswoman – Lois Frankel, and discuss the importance of Holocaust and human rights education in their classrooms. Read more.

 

CHHRE Book Sale

Books and class sets about Holocaust and human rights education are available for sale. This is an excellent opportunity for teachers to build their classroom library. Click Here for Book List.

Books/Class sets could be ordered via pony from April to May and August.

Books could also be picked up from the Center. If you are interested, please contact the Center @ 561-297-2929 or email rshah15@fau.edu

MISSION STATEMENT

The Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education (CHHRE) at Florida Atlantic University presents cutting-edge training and resources to teachers involved in Holocaust and genocide education. The Center offers workshops, advanced seminars, and summer institutes for K-12 teachers working in the fields of history, arts, languages, religion, science, technology, politics, and social studies. The CHHRE serves all schools in the counties of Broward, Palm Beach , Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River , Glades, and Okeechobee. The Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education prepares teachers to implement the Florida mandate using historical data as well as lessons devised to stimulate discussions on ethics, individual responsibility, nonviolence, and conflict resolution. The Center’s goal is twofold: to edify teachers and students about the Holocaust era and to assist them in developing applicable knowledge and analytical skills to the events of present and past genocides.

Our Services Include:

    • Professional Learning Opportunities
    • Resource Center & Lending Library
    • Holocaust Survivor Speakers' Bureau
    • Curriculum Consultations
    • Community Lectures, Exhibits, Events

The Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education is a member of the international Association of Holocaust Organizations and the Florida Commissioner’s Task Force on Holocaust Education.



 Last Modified 11/30/16