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An Initiative to Support and Enhance

Holocaust Education in Kentucky

Funded by a grant from the Jewish Heritage Fund (JHF), and led by the Interdisciplinary Program in Jewish Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky and UK's Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT), the UK-JHF Holocaust Education Initiative creates opportunities for interdisciplinary content sharing, pedagogical training, and collaborative planning among Kentucky teachers. The initiative aims to empower Kentucky teachers to meet the requirements of the 2018 Ann Klein and Fred Gross Holocaust Education Act. The aims of the initiative are to:

  • Recruit and train teachers across the Commonwealth to ethically educate about the Holocaust;
  • Collaborate with these teachers to create model curricular materials that can be used by teachers across the state, whether they attend the training or not; and,
  • Create regional teacher cohorts to support and implement Holocaust curriculum.

We are now accepting applications for the 2024-25 cohort of Teacher Leaders. Click here for more information.

Register for our Teacher Workshops

Our 2024 workshops schedule is now available. Click here for details on dates, times, and how to register.

View workshop schedule