School Programs

Help your students learn more about the Holocaust and this critical period of world history. The Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center offers programs that enhance the study of the Holocaust and assist teachers in teaching this complex topic.


Educator Programs: A Holocaust Educator will visit your classroom and address challenging topics such as

  • Context of the Holocaust
  • Standing UP Instead of Standing BY
  • Confronting Genocide Today
  • Kristallnacht: The Night of Broken Glass
  • What is Propaganda?
  • The History of Anti-Semitism
  • Anne Frank, One of Many Voices
  • Night: One Powerful Memoir
  • What America Knew


Field Trips

  • From Ignorance and Fear to Knowledge and Understanding: Jews, Judaism, and the Holocaust (FIF)
  • In our Voices: Field Trip Partnership with the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center


Materials Trunks: Each trunk is filled with the best Holocaust resources and curricular materials for either middle or high school.


Library: The Holocaust Education Resource Center library consists of an extensive collection of hundreds of books and curricular materials on the Holocaust, diversity, genocide, and anti-semitism. The library is available for teachers, students, and community members at no charge.


For more information contact Brittany Hager, Coordinator, at 414-963-2710 or