Ethics in Leadership

Teaching the Holocaust

A Workshop for Classroom Teachers

D. B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership

Viterbo University

900 Viterbo Drive

La Crosse, WI 54601

March 26-27, 2007



Henry Greenbaum, Holocaust Survivor

Stephen Feinberg, Director of National Outreach, Education USHMM

Dr. Gregory Wegner, Professor of Education University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, author of Anti-Semitism & Schooling under the Third Reich

Darryle Clott, Museum Teacher Fellow, USHMM, former English teacher La Crescent High School, History Instructor, Viterbo University

Mary Murphy, Board Member Houston Holocaust Museum, former teacher, Lincoln Middle School

Rabbi Simcha Prombaum, Congregation Sons of Abraham


Monday, March 26

6:00-7:00pm       Registration & Welcome

7:00-9:00            Holocaust Survivor’s Presentation      Henry Greenbaum

9:00-10:00          Post-Presentation Discussion

Tuesday, March 27

8:00—8:15am      Introduction        Darryle Clott

8:15—9:00          All But My Life by Gerda Weissmann Klein         Darryle Clott

9:00—10:00        Schooling under the Third Reich       Dr. Gregory Wegner

10:00—10:10      Break

10:10—11:10      Pedagogical Guidelines from the USHMM        Stephen Feinberg

11:10—12:10      Using Holocaust Literature and Film/Video      Darryle Clott

12:10—12:45      Working Lunch

12: 45—1:45       Using Technology to Teach about the Holocaust      Stephen Feinberg

1:45—2:45          Middle School Holocaust Education       Mary Murphy

2:45—3:30          A Chat with our Rabbi      Rabbi Simcha Prombaum

3:30—4:00          Issues in Holocaust Education       

                          Stephen Feinberg, Dr. Gregory Wegner, Darryle Clott, Mary Murphy

4:00—4:30         Wrap-Up


To sign up for the workshop contact Richard Kyte at or phone at (608) 796-3704. 

Course fee of $125 (for one graduate credit) is due the day of the workshop.