Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education (CHHRE)



MISSION STATEMENT

The Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education (CHHRE) at Florida Atlantic University presents cutting-edge training and resources to teachers involved in Holocaust and genocide education. The Center offers workshops, advanced seminars, and summer institutes for K-12 teachers working in the fields of history, arts, languages, religion, science, technology, politics, and social studies. The CHHRE serves all schools in the counties of Broward, Palm Beach , Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River , Glades, and Okeechobee. The Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education prepares teachers to implement the Florida mandate using historical data as well as lessons devised to stimulate discussions on ethics, individual responsibility, nonviolence, and conflict resolution. The Center’s goal is twofold: to edify teachers and students about the Holocaust era and to assist them in developing applicable knowledge and analytical skills to the events of present and past genocides.

Our Services Include:

  • 5-day Summer Institute for Teachers
  • Holocaust Survivors Speaker’s Bureau
  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Community Lectures and Events
  • Exhibits and Film Series
  • Living Voices

The Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education is a member of the international Association of Holocaust Organizations and the Florida Commissioner’s Task Force on Holocaust Education.

Updated August 11, 2014