The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC) aims to support educators to effectively teach the next generation of students about major Genocides in history and leading up to modern day. These Genocides may include the Holocaust and events in Cambodia, Rwanda, the Balkans, Sudan (Darfur), and the Middle East (Iraq and Syria).
In 2018, the THGC will present a monetary award of $1000 to one educator who demonstrates a record of excellence in engaging any or all of these subjects with Texas students (grades 5-12). The application deadline is Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 5:00PM. The application should include a current resume or CV and a one page letter of support from a Texan, preferably an immediate supervisor, colleague, student, or student's parent. The application should be submitted online at: