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, 2009



Manya Friedman, Holocaust Survivor

Stephen Feinberg, Director, National Outreach for Teacher Initiatives, 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

Rabbi Simcha Prombaum, Congregation Sons of Abraham


Thursday, March 26

Fine Arts Center

6:00-7:00pm        Registration & Welcome

7:00-9:00pm        Holocaust Survivor’s Presentation      Manya Friedman

9:00-10:00pm      Post-Presentation Discussion


Friday, March 27

Reinhart Center

8:00-8:15am       Introduction     Darryle Clott

8:15—9:15am     “Nazi Racial Ideology”  Stephen Feinberg                                                                       

9:15—10:00am    “Coffee with Manya Friedman”                       

10:00—10:15am   Break

10:15—11:15am   "Johann von Leers: Master Propagandist" Greg Wegner

11:15-12:15pm    "Holocaust Poetry"  Darryle Clott

12:15—1:15pm    Lunch with Rabbi Simcha Prombaum

1:15—2:15pm      "Myths and Misconceptions" Stephen Feinberg                                                                   

2: 15—3:15pm     Small Groups

3:15-3:30pm        Break

3:30—4:15pm      “Issues in Holocaust Education: Q&A with Presenters”     
                            Stephen Feinberg, Rabbi Simcha Prombaum, Darryle Clott


To sign up for the workshop contact Marilyn Richmond at or phone at (608) 796-3095. 

To print out and send in the Registration Form, click here.

Registration deadline: March 16, 2009