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Gutterman Family Exemplary Holocaust Educator Award Receipient 2019

Carolina Simon – Holocaust Studies Program Director / 8th Grade Teacher

Loggers’ Run Community Middle School (2018-2019)

 

"Winning this award is both humbling and invigorating. I have always believed that it’s important to teach the ugly parts of human history in order to grow beyond that way of being and do better than our ancestors.

 

Teaching the Holocaust is often a more entangled web than the average person is willing to unravel. Yet, the rise in anti-Semitism throughout the world is proof positive that not teaching this ugly part of human history does not just allow anti-Semitism to remain an obscure embarrassing part of history but rather gives it new life to grow and spread anew..."

 

District Teachers Recognized For Excellence in Holocaust Education

Posted on 05/28/2019    https://www.palmbeachschools.org/news/what_s_new/may_2019/district_teachers_recognized

Alfred Lerner Fellow 2017