Enter the Auschwitz: The Past is Present ITeach Professional Development Contest Today

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The USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education present

Auschwitz: The Past is Present ITeach Professional Development Contest

Enter today for your chance to join an international group of educators on a once-in-a-lifetime professional development experience taking place in Poland on January 24-27, 2015 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

Enter today and you could:

  • Attend the Auschwitz: Past is Present ITeach Professional Development program
  • Tour the Museum of the History of the Polish Jews in Warsaw
  • Participate in the 70th anniversary commemoration activities at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
  • Using IWitness, deepen your understanding of the history and continued relevance of the physical site of Auschwitz and the testimonies of individuals who survived it

Connect students with the past, engage them in the present, and motivate them to build a better future.  Enter the Auschwitz:  The Past is Present ITeach Professional Development Contest today!  (“Learn More” link to http://pastispresentauschwitz.com)

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  1. Rebecca Rosales said:

    What an awesome opportunity for educators! I am positive this experience would be great for me and thus benefit my students for years to come.

  2. Rebecca Rosales said:

    What a fantastic opportunity for educators! An experience like this would benefit students (and fellow teachers) for years to come.

  3. Craig Barishman said:

    I tried uploading my contest entry for the “Past is Present” contest. It is only 3pm and the contest is closed. I would really like to enter. I just heard about this contest two days ago. I am really busy with my classes this year. I had to spend a lot of time figuring out how to upload and create a video. I am asking to be considered. My submission should at least still be on your website.

  4. Danielle Bagonis said:

    I tried uploading my video and questions, but the contest was closed. I did not see ANY designated time therefore I assumed it was 11:59pm on October 3, 2014. Please advise.

  5. Randy Borow said:

    The contest closed at the end of October 3, 2014, or when 200 applications were submitted, whichever came first. Because the limit of 200 entries/applications was reached prior to the end of October 3rd, the contest was then closed. If you did not submit your application prior to this time, it was not considered.

    • Randy Borow said:

      Correction: The limit of number of entries/applications was 100 and not 200, according to the official rules. I made a typo above.

  6. Randy Borow said:

    Has anyone heard anything regarding the announced winners? They were supposed to be announced on November 1st, but as of today, still no word it seems.

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