FLDOE Commissioner’s Task Force on Holocaust Education 2017 Annual Meeting
Florida Atlantic University
Jupiter Campus
5353 Parkside Drive
Jupiter, FL 33458

Agenda Sunday, October 8, 2017 6:00 PM

Middle Grades 6-8 Curriculum Committee

Embassy Suites by Hilton Palm Beach Gardens PGA
4350 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410

Agenda Monday, October 9, 2017 9:00 AM

Middle Grades 6-8 Curriculum Committee

Embassy Suites by Hilton Palm Beach Gardens PGA
4350 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410

Agenda Monday, October 9, 2017 1:00 PM

Task Force Meeting

Florida Atlantic University
John D. McArthur Campus
5858 Parkside Drive
Jupiter, FL 33458
Administration Building
Classroom AD 108

I. Welcome
II. Housekeeping and Introductions
III. Objective fo the Meeting: Assessing the Effectiveness of the Task Force
IV. Report from the Chair
V. 2016 Annual Task Force Meeting Minutes
VI. FDOE Report
VII. Holocaust Online Course
VIII. Middle Grades Curriculum
IX. Project Based Funding

Dinner for Task Force members following the meeting
Sponsored by FAU’s Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education

Evening Program: The Dachau Album 7:00 – 9:00 PM Administration Building, Auditorium


Agenda Tuesday, October 10, 2017 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Task Force Meeting

Embassy Suites by Hilton Palm Beach Gardens PGA
4350 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410
Verdea Dining Room
Breakfast 8:00 AM

I. Recap and Questions
II. USHMM Resources
III. Designated Task Force Site Reports

  • FAU Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education
  • Florida Holocaust Museum
  • Holocaust Documentation and Education Center, Inc.
  • Holocaust Education Resource Council (HERC)
  • Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida
  • Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
  • NE Florida Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education
  • The Florida State University Center for Academic and Professional Development Holocaust Institute for Educators
  • University of Florida
  • University of Miami Teacher Training Institutes
IV. Update

  • Holocaust Memorial, Miami Beach
  • Holocaust Memorial in Tallahassee
  • ADL – Anti Defamation League Resources
V. Good and Welfare

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved for October 8, 2017 – October 10, 2017 for members that do not reside in Palm Beach County. The special room rate will be available until September 9th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Book Now!

Embassy Suites by Hilton Palm Beach Gardens PGA
4350 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410


FLDOE Commissioner’s Task Force on Holocaust Education 2016 Annual Meeting
Holocaust Museum Á Education Center of Southwest Florida
4760 Tamiami Trail N., Suite 7
Naples, FL 34103


Agenda Monday, September 19, 2016 1:00 PM


I. Welcome & Introductions
II. Report from the Chair
III. Objective fo the Meeting: Assessing the Effectiveness of the Task Force
IV. 2015 Annual Task Force Meeting Minutes
VI. Project Based Funding
VII. Professional Development
VIII. Designated Task Force Site Reports

Dinner sponsored by Holocaust Museum of Southwest Florida

Evening Program Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War


Agenda Tuesday, September 20, 2016 9:00 AM


I. Website: flholocausteducationtaskforce.org
II. 9-12 Curriculum Report
III. Holocaust Online Course
IV. Holocaust Teacher of the Year
V. Research Project: Holocaust Knowledge Á Citizendship Values
VI. Middle School Curriculum
VII. Update: Holocaust Memorial on the State Capital Grounds Complex in Tallahassee
VIII. Good and welfare

Many thanks to the Holocaust Museum of SouthWest Florida for welcoming the 2016 Annual Meeting FLDOE Commissioner’s Task Force on Holocaust Education. A special thank you to Amy Snyder for her help in coordinating all aspects of the Annual Meeting.


Annual Meeting

Meeting Materials

FLDOE Commissioner’s Task Force on Holocaust Education 2015 Annual Meeting
Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida
851 N. Maitland Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751


Agenda Monday, October 19, 2015 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM


I. Welcome & Introductions Linda Medvin, Chair
II. FDOE Report Ann Whitney
III. Holocaust Knowledge & Citizenship Values: Preliminary Findings Research Focus Groups Ivana Fredotovic Sashay Goodletty Gerene K. Starratt, Ph.D.
IV. Designated Site Reports
V. Responsibility of Designated Sites

Dinner sponsored by Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida

Community Program Phi Mu Alpha Klezmer Band – Rollins College


Agenda Tuesday, October 20, 2015 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM


I. Welcome – Day 2
II. Curriculum Report Dr. Rose Gatens
III. Middile School Curriculum Mitch Bloomer
IV. Website
V. Holocaust Teacher of the Year Maureen Carter
VI. Budget and Project Based Funding
VII. Projects and Progams
VIII. Good and welfare

Many thanks to the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida for their hospitality and assistance to the members of the FLDOE Commissioner’s Task Force on Holocaust Education.
A special thank you to Susan Mitchell for her help in coordinating all aspects of the Annual Meeting.


Annual Meeting

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