Educator & Classroom Resources
Leader of Holocaust Education in Central Florida
The Holocaust Center opened its doors in 1986 and has been a leader in Holocaust Education ever since. Whether you are a teacher looking for lesson plans, a student doing research, or a community member who is looking to expand your knowledge about the Holocaust, you have come to the right place.
The Holocaust Center has a variety of materials available for educators who wish to teach their students about this watershed event. Materials include downloadable lesson plans for middle and high school classrooms as well as teaching trunks that can be customized for specific grade levels and subject areas. In addition, the Holocaust Center sponsors an annual creative arts competition that encourages students to reflect on a particular theme related to the Holocaust.
Florida’s education statutes requires all school districts to incorporate lessons on the Holocaust as part of public school instruction. This mandate identifies both rationales and strategies for achieving Holocaust literacy. By focusing on key elements, the Task Force has created specific recommendations for the scope, content, and outcomes for Holocaust education in Florida schools.. The Holocaust Center
provides a number of opportunities for educators to earn professional
development (in-service) credits while gaining the information and
skills necessary for effective teaching of the Holocaust
The Holocaust Center is dedicated to providing our patrons with the most accurate and up-to-date information on Holocaust history. Our research tools are a compilation of resources that can be utilized by teachers, students, and the general public to learn more about the Holocaust.