Educator Workshop

Immigration Past and Present


Tuesday, November 7, 2017
9:30 am – 3 pm
Scheuer Auditorium

Explore strategies for teaching the theme of immigration and the current refugee crisis in the classroom through works of art and artifacts in the Jewish Museum collection. William Roka, Historian and Public Programs Manager at the South Street Seaport Museum and an independent scholar will speak about the history of transatlantic travel and immigration in the early 20th century and Tracy Reines, Regional Director, US Programs at the International Rescue Committee will speak about the refugee crisis.

Deadline to Register: Friday, November 3

$35 (includes breakfast). 

Special Education teachers and teachers in City Council District 7 represented by Council Member Mark Levine may attend free of charge by calling 212.423.3270.

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Professional development workshops are made possible with endowment support from the Kekst Family Fund. Additional support is provided through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with City Council and Council Member Mark Levine.

Morris Shulman, Tompkins Square Park, 1938. Oil on canvas. 30 x 36 in. Gift of Mrs. Sarah Shulman.

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