Educators invited to Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine’s Summer Seminar

K-12 educators and librarians are invited to attend the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine’s (HHRC) 24th annual Summer Seminar July 7-11. The seminar, Relevant Lessons of the Holocaust and Human Rights, will meet Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Michael Klahr Center in Augusta.

The seminar will provide educators with historical context and practical classroom applications, including Holocaust and human rights content, pedagogy and exposure to resources available in Maine. Educators will meet Holocaust survivors and Holocaust and human rights scholars, and gain exposure to award-winning curriculum. Representatives from the HHRC, the Maine Attorney General’s Office and the Maine Humanities Council will also be available to share their resources.

Tuition for the week-long seminar is $100 and contact hours will be awarded. Stipends are available for those residing north of Bangor. Daily lunch and light snacks will be provided and the HHRC will host Thursday evening dinner.

For more information, contact Betsy Spekke at 207-621-3530 or

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