Participants in the 2009 Summer Institute for Teaching the Holocaust.

Courses for Professional Credit

The Birnbaum Summer Institute for Teaching the Holocaust

Monday, June 16 to Friday, June 20, 2014

Register for the Summer Institute!

As the foremost Holocaust education resource in the State of Georgia, The Weinberg Center for Holocaust Education at The Breman Museum is committed to preparing educators to teach the Holocaust across grade levels, subject areas and curricula. Special attention is given to developing age-appropriate teaching strategies and to addressing Georgia Performance and Core Curriculum Standards.

The course includes:

  • Unforgettable eyewitness accounts by Holocaust survivors
  • Lectures by a range of master teachers and college professors
  • A guided tour of The Breman’s signature gallery, Absence of Humanity: The Holocaust Years, 1933–1945
  • Teacher-to-teacher sharing and planning of classroom applications
  • Free classroom resources, including the multimedia Holocaust curriculum
  • Echoes and Reflections (a $95 value)
  • An introduction to art and music of the Holocaust

Registration and Fees

Through the generosity of the Bernard Birnbaum family, the Summer Institute is FREE to qualified educators. To apply for an Educator Scholarship, applicants must pay a $25 application fee.

For complete registration details, including pricing and course listings, click here.

Please direct all questions and concerns to Terri Zuckerman at 678-222-3707 or


Comments From previous Summer Institute Participants

"I feel blessed to have heard so many survivor stories in person. Nothing is more valuable."

"Great historical background—run extremely well and on time, especially considering the sensitivity of the topic."

"Thank you for a remarkable experience— one that I look forward to passing on."

"I came for perspective and for some way to organize my thoughts relating to my research. What I received exceeded any expectations."

"Each instructor gave so much in so little time. I don't feel as if I wasted one moment during the five days here...This class should be offered more often."


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Synagogue in Sieger, Germany, November 10, 1938

Synagogue in Sieger, Germany, November 10, 1938

To hear a witness is to become a witness oneself. —Elie Wiesel