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The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center is proud to announce Carrie McCarthy as the winner of the Lilly & Mark Kurtz Educator Award.
The Lilly & Mark Kurtz Educator Award is dedicated to teachers who are committed to Holocaust education, ensuring the lessons of the Holocaust inspire action today. McCarthy has been teaching for 22 years, 13 of them being at Cincinnati Public Schools. She has taught American History, electives in Modern Genocide and Civil Rights Movements, as well as Modern World History, Law, Service Learning and AP European History.
McCarthy first engaged with the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center in 2003 when she took part in the Center’s cornerstone teacher professional development program – Holocaust Studies for Educators.
“Carrie embodies the spirit of this award. She’s a seasoned educator committed to furthering Holocaust education in our community,” said Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center Director of Education Lauren Karas. “She not only coordinated the logistics of our five-year partnership with Cincinnati Public Schools, but has also created engaging, relevant, and student-centered lesson plans to deepen their learning.”
The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center will be presenting the Lilly & Mark Kurtz Educator award to Carrie McCarthy as part of our annual meeting, to be hosted on October 24, 2023, at 7 p.m.
The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center’s 2023 Annual Meeting is centered around theme One Act, Infinite Impact, a nod to the year of growth and ensuring history inspires transformative community impact that the organization has experienced. Registration for this event is available here.
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ABOUT THE NANCY & HOLOCAUST & HUMANITY CENTER
The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center exists to ensure the lessons of the Holocaust inspire action today. Located at Cincinnati’s historic Union Terminal, HHC impacts more than 2.5 million people every year through digital and in-person events, museum tours, educational experiences, social media, and virtual content. From Australia to India, individuals from more than 25 countries and 30 states engage with our mission. For more information, visit www.holocaustandhumanity.org.