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2013

Columbus, Ohio - USA

Skype conference with students and Simone Liebster.
November 24

Arizona Council for the Social Studies Falls Conference - Phoenix, Arizona - USA

Educators gathered at Grand Canyon University for the conference. Speakers and exhibits highlighted the theme of "Common Core: Staking a Claim in the 21st Century." Exhibitor Renee Ochsner provided information about the Nazi persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses and curriculum materials on the Arnold-Liebster Foundation website. Arizona Council for the Social Studies includes the Arnold-Liebster Foundation on its Websites of A.C.S.S. Affiliated Organizations & Classroom Resources for teachers and social studies specialists.
November 2

Wawasee Middle School, Syracuse, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 120 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
October 22

Wawasee Middle School, Syracuse, Indiana - USA

 

Holocaust: Contrasting Choices/Contrasting Consequences - Then and Now, Illinois - USA

The Illinois Council for the Social Studies Fall Conference was held at Harper College in Palatine. A teacher workshop by Gaye Flowers presented an in-depth look at Simone Liebster and curriculum resources on the Nazi persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses.
October 11

Holocaust Institute 2013, Davenport, Iowa - USA

The Arnold-Liebster Foundation's exhibit table at the 11th Institute for Holocaust Education provided general information and curriculum resources for educators, students and community members in attendance from Iowa and Illinois.
October 3

New World Educational Center, Phoenix, Arizona - USA

Skype conference with 11th and 12th grade students and Simone Liebster.
September 27

Charlotte, North Carolina - USA

Skype conference with a group of Spanish students and Simone Liebster.
August 10

Richmond, Virginia - USA

Skype conference with a group of Spanish students and Simone Liebster.
August 3

Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with Simone Liebster and 10th grade students from Brazil, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, and Russia
July 31

Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, Illinois - USA
Michele Vaca and her students

Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies at Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina - USA

12th Annual Martin & Doris Rosen Symposium on Remembering the Holocaust: A Summer Symposium for Educators and the Community. Contributed to the Institute by providing curriculum resources and online teacher packets. Diana Zientek presented information about the Nazi persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses.
July 13-18

Nova Southeastern University's Shepherd Broad Law Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida - USA

Education Law's 2013 Summer Residential Institute included a lecture by Denise Baker. Featured was an interview of Simone Liebster via Skype.
July 7

The Unveiling of a Monument in Reichenbach/Lautertal, Odenwald, Germany

This memorial to Max Liebster, honorary citizen of Reichenbach, should remind us of all who have suffered unjustly under the National Socialist regime, and stimulate us to think about our own values and goals.
June 21, 2013
>> Gallery

Holocaust Documentation and Education Center, Hollywood, Florida - USA

Teacher Institute on Holocaust Education
Contributed to the Institute by providing online teacher packets and curriculum materials.
June 10-14
>> Educator Comment (July 12, 2010)

Eyewitness to the Holocaust Teacher Workshop, Montgomery, Alabama  - USA

This workshop was part of the 2013 Professional Learning Summer Workshops held by Alabama State University and conducted by Leonita Nelson, Consultant with Montgomery Public Schools.  Teachers participated in an interactive video conference with Simone Liebster from France using Skype. Simone's refreshing message encourages students to stand up for what they believe and to resist peer pressure.
June 6

Basalt Middle School, Basalt, Colorado - USA

Two Skype conferences with 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
May 21

Carbondale Middle School, Carbondale, Colorado - USA

Two Skype conferences with 7th and 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
May 7

Northridge Middle School, Middlebury, Indiana - USA

Two Skype conferences with 6th grade students and Simone Liebster.
May 6

Lakewood Middle School, Salina, Kansas - USA

Skype conference with 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 30

Acworth, Georgia - USA

Skype conference with a group of middle and high school students and Simone Liebster.
April 27

Carbondale Middle School, Carbondale, Colorado - USA

Two Skype conferences with 7th and 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 26

The Holocaust Teacher Workshop, East Peoria,
Illinois - USA

Quincy University is a partner with the Library of Congress for the national program of Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources. This program is designed to help educators access and implement into their curriculum primary source items. Marge Fulton presented online primary sources related to the Nazi persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses.
April 20

Southwood Junior-Senior High School, Wabash, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 9th and 10th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 17

Leesburg Elementary School, Leesburg, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 6th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 16

>> Article from Times-Union, April 17, 2013
>> Article from Stacey Page Online, April 17, 2013

Skype conference with 6th grade students and Simone Liebster
Students at Leesburg Elementary were offered the unique experience of speaking with Simone Arnold Liebster, a Holocaust survivor living in France.

Holocaust: Contrasting Choices/Contrasting Consequences -- Then and Now, Illinois - USA

Middle and high school teachers attended this workshop presented by Marge Fulton and Gaye Flowers at the Illinois Council for the Social Studies Spring Conference. The event was held at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. A Skype interview with Simone Liebster was a highlight of the workshop and an exhibit table featured curriculum materials.
April 12

Regional Safe Schools Program, Washburn, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with students and Simone Liebster.
April 4

Memphis, Tennessee - USA

Skype conference with a group of middle and high school students and Simone Liebster.
March 16

Mountain Sky Junior High School, Phoenix,
Arizona - USA

Skype conference with 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
March 8

Richmond, Virginia - USA

Skype conference with a group of middle and high school students and Simone Liebster.
March 2

Skype conference with a group of middle and high school students

Seminole, Florida - USA

Skype conference with a group of middle and high school students and Simone Liebster.
February 23

The Oral History Archive, Virginia Holocaust Museum, Richmond, Virginia - USA

The Oral History Archive is housed in the Carole Weinstein Holocaust Research Library and contains over 230 digitized testimonies from people who witnessed genocide firsthand. The Virginia Holocaust Museum started collecting this testimony in 1997. The Oral History Archive now includes the testimony of Simone Arnold Liebster.
February 19

Celebrating Leaders: Past, Present And Future, Bloomington, Illinois - USA

A History Symposium was held for grades 6-12 teachers and student teachers at McLean County Museum of History. Joint sponsors were Illinois State University History Department, McLean County Museum of History, and Regional Office of Education #17. Exhibitor Marge Fulton provided information about the Nazi persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses and curriculum materials available on the Arnold-Liebster Foundation website.
February 1

Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida - USA

Jehovah's Witnesses: Faith Under Fire is on exhibit from November 9, 2012 through April 21, 2013
>> more information

Schenectady, New York - USA

Skype conference with a group of homeschooled students and Simone Liebster.
January 21

A.C. Reynolds Middle School, Asheville, North Carolina - USA

Skype conference with 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
January 16

 

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