Holocaust Educator of the Year

Holocaust Educator of the Year Award

The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh is excited to announce its second annual Holocaust Educator of the Year Award. Created to promote and recognize the importance of Holocaust education, the award is given to a Holocaust educator who inspires critical thought and personal growth through the lessons of the Holocaust.

Educators who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Hold a teaching position in Pennsylvania, Ohio, or West Virginia;
  • Currently teach the Holocaust in grades 6-12;
  • Have at least two years of classroom experience teaching the Holocaust;
  • Conduct a Holocaust unit of at least one week with students.

The winner of the Holocaust Educator of the Year Award will be recognized at an award ceremony on April 11, 2018 and receive $2,000 (unrestricted). The school in which the recipient is employed will receive $1,000 to support the teaching of the Holocaust.

If you have any questions about the award or the nomination process, please contact Jackie Shimshoni at 412-939-7286 or jshimshoni@hcpgh.org.

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