Sponsored by the David & Lil Shafran Endowment Fund of the VHEC
Held every two years, the conference attracts educators from across British Columbia and elsewhere. This day-long event offers participants an opportunity to hear from internationally renowned speakers, historians and educators at the forefront of Holocaust studies. Educators share best practices related to teaching the Holocaust in elementary, secondary and university settings.
Inaugurated in 1999, the conference is made possible by the David & Lil Shafran Endowment Fund of the VHEC.
Springvalley Middle School
Duchess Park Secondary School
Prince George, BC
Kron Sigal Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education
Kron Sigal Award Recipients 2013
Kayla Dominelli, Springvalley Middle School and Gerry Chidiac, Duchess Park Secondary School, are the recipients of the Kron Sigal Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education.
The Meyer & Gita Kron & Ruth Kron Sigal Award is presented annually to an elementary or secondary teacher in any discipline who has demonstrated a commitment to teaching students about the Holocaust and its important lessons for humankind.