Facilitate your staff’s growth with a professional development session on the Holocaust, genocide, or social justice. The Museum offers a series of opportunities for elementary, middle, high school, pre-service teachers, and administrators. These sessions are available onsite at Illinois Holocaust Museum, online via zoom, or at your school. Please contact for details- all current options are listed below.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is an approved provider of Illinois State Board of Education. The Museum can issue Illinois Clock Hours/CPDUs for each session.
Current In-Service Session Options
Session costs vary depending on length and type of training. Please inquire by reaching out to: email@example.com
Sessions last between 1 to 4 hours long. Please inquire by reaching out to: firstname.lastname@example.org
On-site at Museum: minimum of 10 participants
Virtual over Zoom: minimum of 10 participants
On-site at school campus: minimum of 25 participants
Common Core State Standards Statement
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center provides high-quality professional development opportunities with state and national standards in mind while supporting educators in using best practices and Danielson Framework.
Our professional development workshops address Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Literacy and History/Social Studies. We also align with/support the C3 Framework and Illinois State Standards and Mandates including: Social Sciences, Social and Emotional Learning, the Holocaust and Genocide Education Mandate, the High School Civics Education Mandate, Civics in the Middle, and the Teaching LGBTQIA History Mandate.
These sessions offer a diverse collection of instructional materials and training for teachers and include classroom-tested strategies. They also share many of the same goals as CCSS, including the ability for students to comprehend a range of challenging texts, engage in collaborative discussion, analyze the purpose of information presented in diverse formats and media, and more.
Why Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
Illinois Holocaust Museum is a proven leader and provider of teacher professional development trainings. Our world-class education team has successfully developed and facilitated hundreds of trainings, reaching thousands of educators across the country. As one of the nation’s premiere Holocaust and genocide education institutions, we are also honored to be recognized as a Jewish Foundation for the Righteous Center of Excellent, a National Training Site for Echoes and Reflections, and an approved provider of High-Quality Professional Development through Chicago Public Schools.