Teacher Institute

The annual Teacher Institute, presented by the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at UT Dallas, is a comprehensive exploration into teaching strategies for middle and high school educators. Bringing together experts in the field, this unique learning experience affords teachers the opportunity to gain innovative classroom tools and skills for teaching the Holocaust through the Humanities, English, Social Studies, History, and Geography, as well as providing an opportunity to interface with area
educators who are currently implementing these strategies with their students.

The Teacher Institute offers continuing education credit, which is provided to educators in the greater Dallas area free of charge thanks to a generous endowment to the Ackerman Center.

2021 Teacher Institute

June 23-24, 2021

The title of this year’s two-day workshop for middle and high school teachers is “On the Brink: Saving Jews during the Holocaust.” More details will be posted as they develop.

Past Institutes

June 26-27, 2013
America – In the Shadow of the Holocaust

July 30-31, 2014
The Holocaust and World War II

July 29-30, 2015
The Holocaust and Death of a Culture

June 29-30, 2016
Accessories to Murder: Collaboration and Theft During the Holocaust

June 29-30, 2017
From Weimar to Nuremberg: Law and the Holocaust

June 26-27, 2018
Winning the War: America, Foreign Policy, and the Holocaust

June 26-27, 2019
Teaching the Holocaust in the 21st Century: The Power of Representation

June 24, 2020
Nameless Victims, Silenced Voices: A Profile of Victims of the “Euthanasia” Program