The Museum provides opportunities for teachers who are interested in learning more about incorporating Jewish heritage and lessons from the Holocaust into their curriculum, using object based education. In addition to Professional Development events scheduled at the Museum, staff development workshops can be arranged for your school or region.


Day of Professional Learning:

Love Thy Neighbor: Immigration and the U.S. Experience

Choose one of three dates:

  • Friday | October 2 | 9 A.M. – 2:30 P.M., or
  • Sunday| October 18 | 10 A.M. – 2:30 P.M., or
  • Friday | November 20 | 9 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Join us for a day of professional learning on how to use the Museum and its resources with students studying U.S. immigration in elementary, middle, and high schools. Learn how teach about immigration using artifacts from our online collection and spend time in the Museum’s galleries.

The Museum’s tours and this day of professional learning are aligned with Common Core State Standards, as well as the New York City Scope and Sequence for Social Studies. Lunch will be provided to all participants.

This day of professional development is free of charge, but pre-registration is required.

Please register online at least one week in advance.

Register online by clicking here >


Election Day Professional Development
Tuesday | November 3 | 8:30 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.

This year, our annual Election Day Professional Development for educators will focus on the Nuremberg Trials. Through lecture, testimony, and the study of artifacts and primary sources, we will examine strategies for teaching about this topic.

Free of charge for active classroom teachers, but pre-registration is required and space is limited.

Lunch will be provided to those who register by October 27 and who receive a confirmation email from the Museum stating they will receive lunch.

Register online by clicking here >


Election Day Professional Development at the Museum is made possible by a generous grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany: Rabbi Israel Miller Fund for Shoah Research, Documentation and Education.


TOP LEFT: Teacher in gallery studying an artifact. Photo by Melanie Einzig.

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