Anne Frank in Rwanda
Monday, March 5, 2007, 4:30 to 7:30 PM
St. Thomas Aquinas Church
535 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN

RSVP by Feb. 20

A free workshop for secondary teachers

  • language arts
  • social studies
  • media specialists
  • interested individuals

Learn the stages of genocide and a classroom strategy for helping students understand how genocide happens. Help them discover that they can take an active role in genocide prevention.

  • Identify the steps to genocide
  • Understand the pattern of genocide
  • Learn what you can do and what your students can do to prevent genocide
  • Participate in activities you can use in the classroom
  • Receive free materials, bibliographies, and handouts

Previous experience in teaching the Holocaust is not necessary. Activities and materials are tied to the Indiana Academic Standards for Language Arts and Social Studies.

Sarah Powley The presenter, Sarah Powley, is the English Department Chair at McCutcheon High School and has taught in the Tippecanoe School Corporation for 25 years. Sarah was the recipient in 2006 of a Lilly Teacher Creativity Fellowship Award to study the causes of the Rwandan genocide and to compare it with the Holocaust and other genocides of the 20th century. She traveled to Rwanda in June 2006. She has made numerous presentations on teaching the Holocaust at Indiana Department of Education workshops and at National Council of Teachers of English conferences.

This workshop and all materials are free. Dinner is provided, compliments of the Holocaust Remembrance Conference and Subway.

Notify Sarah Powley by email or phone by February 20 if you plan to attend.
Email spowley at or call 765-474-1488, ext. 4042 (McCutcheon High School).