April 30, 2018, Morristown, NJ – GenEd provided a full-day workshop for New Jersey teachers at the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education at the College of Saint Elizabeth.
Teachers gave overwhelming positive evaluations:
“Outstanding workshop! Thank you so much”
“Thank you for being extremely generous.”
“Excellent materials and presenters. I’ll use many of the
resources addressed today.”
GenEd Executive Director, Roxanne Makasdjian, led the workshop, discussing the significance of genocide education today and the Armenian case.
New Jersey resident, Lucine Karjian, told her parents’ genocide survival stories and the role of American humanitarian aid to save the orphans
Social studies teachers from the Morristown, NJ area received numerous classroom resources, lesson plans and videos.
Educators worked in small groups to create lessons based on primary source documents related to the Armenian Genocide
Dr. Dikran Kaligian delivered sessions on the history of the Armenian Genocide and on the forms, methodology, and legacy of genocide denial.