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 CCHRE 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 both to edify students about the Holocaust era, but also to apply their knowledge and analytical skills to the events of past and present 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, the Florida Commissioner’s Task Force on Holocaust Education.

Updated August 6, 2013