Holocaust Education Institute: Lodging & Travel

HOLOCAUST EDUCATION INSTITUTE: LODGING & TRAVEL University of Missouri On-Campus Housing College Avenue Hall 1300 E. Rollins St., University of Missouri Columbia, MO  65201   College Avenue Hall has suite style rooms. All rooms are shared accommodations with two people to a room.  Rooms have a shared bathroom facility with one other room and may also have a shared lounge in the suite. Lodging includes one set of linens (pillow, sheet, towel, and blanket) for the week but no further amenities. Keys will make the room accessible to those sharing the suite, so it is recommended not to bring valuables. Registration for Institute includes lodging in the residence halls. A single room supplement of $100.00 may be paid to reserve a single room; however, bathroom space will be shared. If you have someone to share with, please list the name of your requested roommate at the time of registration. If a roommate is not listed, you will place with a same-gender registrant. Registration includes lodging Sunday–Thursday night. Extensions will not be possible. The residence hall desk is not open for check-in round the clock so specific check in times will be sent to registrants at a later date. If you plan to arrive early or stay later in Columbia, please make alternative plans for lodging on that night. If you are in need of parking, a parking permit can be purchased at the residence hall for $12.00 for use in AV-8 lot. Note that parking permits are not required on weekends.  Hotel Accommodations Participants who wish to stay in a hotel are responsible for making their own lodging reservations directly with the hotels. Registration fees will not be altered if participants select to stay in hotels rather than MU accommodations. During registration please confirm you will not need MU accommodations. Hotel and B&B listings at a variety of price ranges can be found at:  http://www.visitcolumbiamo.com/web/where_to_stay/index.php Please contact the MU Conference muconf3@missouri.edu if you need to order a parking permit because you will not be in the residence halls. DEADLINE:  June 19.  Pre-ordered parking permits will be available at the registration desk. Directions Printable Driving Map to the University of Missouri and Columbia A campus map that pinpoints locations and gives driving directions to the University from your location can be found...

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Holocaust Education Institute: Contact

HOLOCAUST EDUCATION INSTITUTE: CONTACT Please contact Dan Reich of the St. Louis Holocaust Museum & Learning Center with any questions: (314) 442-3714 /...

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Holocaust Education Institute: Sponsors

HOLOCAUST EDUCATION INSTITUTE: SPONSORS This four-day Holocaust Education Institute is funded by a grant from the Missouri Humanities Council and support from the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center, Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, The National Churchill Museum, University of Missouri, Rubin and Gloria Feldman Family Education Institute of the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center, Peter and Carol...

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Holocaust Education Institute: Registration

HOLOCAUST EDUCATION INSTITUTE: REGISTRATION (First-come, first-registered basis) All participants who plan to take part in the Institute must register. All registration for the Institute is through the University of Missouri Conference Center. Please note registration is limited to 40 teachers based on registration and payment date. Additional registrations will be placed on a wait list if cancellations occur. A $75 stipend will be awarded to participants who attend all Institute sessions and successfully submit a lesson plan based on their learning by July 25, 2014. Registration fee: $150.00 Includes meals, course materials, field trip to STL, shared lodging in MU residence halls) Additional Fees if applicable: Single Room Supplement: $100.00 for week Upgrade to single room – shared bathroom with adjoining room      Parking: $12.00 for week Paid at residence hall upon check-in There are three ways to register for the Holocaust Educators’ Institute: 1. Register online (Credit Card and Purchase Order only) 2. Mail completed registration form with payment to: (Fill out and print in PDF format) Holocaust Educators’ Institute MU Conference Office 348 Hearnes Center Columbia, MO 65211 3.  Fax completed form with credit card or purchase order information to: (Fill out and print in PDF format) Holocaust Educators’ Institute MU Conference Office 573-882-1953   Cancellations/Refunds/Substitutions All fees will be nonrefundable after June 2, 2014. Please submit requests for refunds before June 2 in writing to muconf3@missouri.edu or faxed to 573-882-1953.  No refunds for any reason will be made after that date. You will be held responsible for payment on purchase orders and invoices unless cancelled by deadline.  Substitutions are permitted at no cost and should be emailed to muconf3@missouri.edu . Registration Questions If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact the MU Conference Office at (573) 882-9554, fax (573) 882-1953 or email:  muconf3@missouri.edu   Note By registering, you give your permission to distribute your name and contact information to conference attendees.  If you prefer not to be included in these distributed lists, provide a written request for your contact information to be omitted. Please email request to...

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Holocaust Education Institute: Speakers

HOLOCAUST EDUCATION INSTITUTE: SPEAKERS Featured Speakers: Karen Shawn, Ph.D., is a former English teacher, director of Holocaust education, and middle school assistant principal. She is Visiting Associate Professor of Jewish Education at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration of Yeshiva University and Senior Fellow of Azrieli’s Institute–School Partnership. She is co-editor of Azrieli’s publication PRISM: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Holocaust Educators. Dr. Shawn taught for 10 years at the Yad Vashem Summer Institute for Educators from Abroad and at the same time served as educational consultant for the American Friends of the Ghetto Fighters’ Museum. The founder of the Holocaust Educators’ Consortium, an international, interreligious Community of Practice, she has written extensively on Holocaust education. Her most recent edited volumes are an anthology of Holocaust narratives and an accompanying teacher’s guide, The Call of Memory: Learning about the Holocaust Through Narrative (Ben Yehuda Press, 2008). Andrea Warren is a native Nebraskan who has called Kansas home since 1979. Her seven books of nonfiction for young readers include Orphan Train Rider: One Boy’s True Story; We Rode the Orphan Trains; Pioneer Girl: A True Story of Growing Up on the Prairie; Escape From Saigon: How a Vietnam War Orphan Became an American Boy,Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps; Under Siege! Three Children at the Civil War Battle for Vicksburg, and Charles Dickens and the Street Children of London. Dr. Cliff Cain is Harrod-C.S. Lewis Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Classics, Philosophy, and Religious Studies at Westminster College in Missouri.  Prior to this position, Dr. Cain was Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Franklin College in Indiana.  Dr. Cain earned his degrees from these universities: Muskingum University (B.A.), Princeton Theological Seminary (M.Div.), Vanderbilt University (D.Min.), and Rikkyo University in Tokyo (Ph.D.).  Dr. Cain’s scholarly interests include world religions and interfaith dialogue, contemporary theology, environmental issues, Holocaust studies, and the conversation between science and religion. He is the author of six academic books, six collections of sermons and many journal articles.  In addition to his teaching at the university level, Dr. Cain is Theologian in Residence at First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson City, MO.      Session Presenters: Cathy Blake is a retired teacher who taught English and math for 33 years in public schools in Missouri. She serves as a vice president of the Board of Directors for the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education and was a member of its Isak Federman Holocaust Teaching Cadre for 18 years.   Lolle Boettcher is a retired English teacher who previously taught in the public school sector.  She volunteers her time at the HMLC as the coordinator of the Teaching Trunk program, as well as a presenter in the Law Enforcement and Society (LEAS) program. She also serves on the HMLC’s Council and the Education Committee. She is a United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 1996 Museum Teacher Fellow and a member of the museum’s Midwest Holocaust Regional Education Corps.   Dana Humphrey served as the secondary communication arts curriculum coordinator in the Fort Zumwalt School District. Previously, she has experience as a middle school English teacher, department chair, and building professional development presenter.  Dana is a 2000 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Teacher Fellow and educator for the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center(HMLC).  She has presented numerous workshops at the local, state and national level and...

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Holocaust Education Institute: Schedule

 HOLOCAUST EDUCATION INSTITUTE: SCHEDULE Sunday, July 13, 2014 6:30-7 PM Registration   Meet & Greet Dessert Reception 7-8:30 PM Film followed by discussion – Karen Shawn   Monday, July 14, 2014 7:30-8 AM Continental Breakfast 8-8:30 AM Welcome/Introductions/Logistics 8:30-9:30 AM KEYNOTE: Teaching the Holocaust in Today’s Classroom, Dr. Karen Shawn 9:30-10 AM Break 10-11:30 AM Breakout Session: Guidelines & Rationale for Teaching the Holocaust – Lolle Boettcher & Dana Humphrey 11:30-12 PM Lunch 12-1:15 PM KEYNOTE: History of the Holocaust, Jessica Rockhold 1:15-1:30 PM Break 1:30-4:30 PM 3 Breakout Sessions on teaching the Holocaust Dana Humphrey, Lolle Boettcher & Dan Reich 4:30-6 PM Networking and Reflection 6-7 PM Dinner 7-8:30 PM No Way Out, a readers’ theatre presentation followed by discussion. Selected educators participating in the Institute will read the piece.   Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7:30- AM Breakfast 8-10 AM Bus trip to St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center 10:30 -12:30 PM Tour of the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center   Lunch 12:30-2 PM Survivor Speaker followed by question and answer session 2:15-4:30 PM Two Breakout Sessions on using survivor testimony in the classroom – Jessica Rockhold & Karen Shawn   Dinner & Networking 7 PM Bus returns to Columbia   Wednesday, July 16, 2014 7:30-8 AM Breakfast 8-10 AM KEYNOTE:  Literature in the Classroom – Dr. Karen Shawn 10-10:15 AM Break 10:15-12 PM Selecting Literature for the Classroom – Dr. Karen Shawn 12-1 PM Lunch & Networking 1-3:30 PM Three Breakout Sessions on Literature in the Classroom, Lolle Boettcher, Dana Humphrey 3:30-4:30 PM Work time for lesson plan development 4:30-6 PM Free Time 6-7 PM Dinner 7 PM Andrea Warren, Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps Author Talk followed by a question & answer session   Thursday, July 17, 2014 7:30-8 AM Breakfast 8-9:30 AM KEYNOTE: Using Holocaust Film in the Classroom, Dr. Karen Shawn. Followed by a short film & discussion. 9:30-9:45 AM Break 9:45-10:45 AM The Holocaust and the Common Core State Standards, USHMM Museum Fellows/Master Teachers – Lolle Boettcher and Dana Humphrey 10:45-11:30 AM Work time for lesson plan development 11:30-12 PM Working Lunch 12-1 PM World Café – an interactive protocol to help participants synthesize and process the information presented during the institute 1:00-2:00 PM CLOSING KEYNOTE – Dr. Cliff Cain: How Teaching the Holocaust Changed the Way I Teach Everything 2-2:30 PM Institute Wrap Up and Final Evaluation...

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