Resources for Holocaust education in North Carolina

Survivors and Speakers

Survivors and Speakers

North Carolina survivors and speakers. Upon request, the Council will provide names of Holocaust survivors and experts who present talks to classes and other groups in North Carolina. E-mail the Council Chairman, Michael Abramson, for speaker information.Read More »

Classroom Speakers

To select a speaker who best fits your classroom needs and curricular content, first read through our Speaker Biographies as well as the Speakers Emeriti under the Speakers tab.Read More »

Holocaust Speakers' Bureau Educational Videos

We have produced documentary shorts on five of our survivors, each is approximately 30 minutes in length and divided into chapters. They contain photographs, maps, historical film footage and documents to accompany the survivor’s testimony. Together, these firsthand accounts represent a permanent repository of North Carolina Holocaust survivors’ and liberators’ testimonies and are available for teachers, students and the general public.Read More »

NC Council on the Holocaust

The North Carolina Council on the Holocaust, an agency of the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, provides teacher workshops and educational resources across the state. Learn more about the Council’s offerings for your classroom, school, library, and community.Read More »

We Are Survivors

A resource for Survivors’ Testimonies and Biographies at Duke University.Read More »


Teacher Trip to the Holocaust Museum

Teacher Trip to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC, June 26-29, 2019
Three-day bus trip offered to 30 North Carolina middle and high school teachers. Funded by the North Carolina Council on the Holocaust and the North Carolina Holocaust Foundation. Email Karen Klaich for application forms. Deadline: April 30, 2019.Read More »

NC Council on the Holocaust workshops

Each year, we host a number of workshops across the state to provide teachers training and resources for teaching the Holocaust in their classrooms. On this site, you will be able to see the current schedule for the school year, register for a workshop near you, and download the resources for the workshop you will be attending.Read More »

NC Council on the Holocaust workshops

Seven to nine workshops are held throughout the school year at sites across the state. Over 11,000 teachers and administrators have attended Council workshops since 1989. Each workshop focuses on one of five topics: History of the Holocaust, Anti-Semitism, Resistance, Propaganda, and Education in the Third Reich.Read More »

The Center for Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Education of NC

Holocaust Speakers Bureau Educator Workshops, Conferences, Seminars & WebinarsRead More »

NCCAT Holocaust Education

Funded in part by the generous support of the Frank and Shelly Weiner Holocaust Education Teacher Training Endowment of NCCAT, NCCAT’s Holocaust Education Program provides opportunities for public school teachers to engage directly with survivors and with some of the most authoritative scholars in the field in the context of a carefully crafted learning community. Teachers grapple with ideas and concerns while building a strong network of like-minded colleagues. NCCAT offers educators the annual opportunity to attend “The Gathering of Holocaust Educators.” The purpose is to sustain a high level of commitment and excellence in the classroom.Read More »

Projects and Memorials

Butterfly Projects, Charlotte NC

The Butterfly Project memorializes the 1.5 million youth who perished during the Holocaust and to help combat anti-Semitism, indifference, and Holocaust denial through educational workshops that personalize the history for each participant. The goal of the project is to create 1.5 million ceramic butterflies, worldwide. Since the inception of the project in Charlotte in 2008, the Charlotte community has painted more than 30,000 butterflies.Read More »


Martin & Doris Rosen Summer Symposium

The symposium at Appalachian State University endeavors to provide teachers with the most current research on the Holocaust, racism, and anti-Semitism in tandem with teaching strategies and plans needed by every educator to tackle this urgent topic in an informed and successful manner in a classroom setting. During this time, close to 700 educators from North Carolina, the U.S., Canada, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Romania, the Czech Republic, and the Baltic states have attended the symposiumty.Read More »

NC HERO: North Carolina Holocaust Education, Research, and Outreach

NC HERO is a collaboration between the North Carolina Council on the Holocaust and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. We seek to provide a resource for everyone interesting in teaching and learning about the Holocaust and focusing on

  • Recognizing and honoring Holocaust survivors and witnesses who settled in North Carolina;
  • Broadening access to witness testimony, providing a closer connection to the people who have been part of history;
  • Providing materials that students and teachers can use to deepen knowledge about the Holocaust;
  • Showcasing and sharing ways of teaching about the Holocaust, featuring work by teachers throughout North Carolina;
  • Highlighting activities related to Holocaust education throughout the state.

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