COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 27

September 2, 2003

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Free course on World War II, the Holocaust and Twentieth Century Genocide

 

The Virginia Holocaust Museums Teacher Education Program is offering a free two-weekend course with free materials for teachers of history, social science, and language arts. Participants will receive 30 Continuing Education Points.

 

The course will provide teachers with an introduction to the interrelated subjects of World War II, the Holocaust and Twentieth-Century genocides. A brochure on the course is attached.

 

Classes will meet on the following dates and times at the Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 East Cary St., Richmond, Virginia:

Friday, October 24, from 4pm to 8pm

Saturday, October 25, from 9am to 1pm

Friday, October 31, from 4pm to 8 pm

Saturday, November 1, from 9 am to 1 pm.

 

Register by October 10 Barbara Hollingsworth at bhollingsworth@va-holocaust.com or call (804) 257-5400.

 

For further information, contact Colleen C. Bryant (cbryant@mail.vak12ed.edu), secondary history and social science specialist, at (804) 786-4640.

 

PIW/CCB

 

Attachment

 

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/administrators/principals_memos/2003/ems027a.pdf