Mr. Tom White
Tom White is the coordinator of educational outreach for the Cohen Center for Holocaust Studies. He taught for 16 years at Keene High School before receiving a Fellowship to create his current position. He has served as a researcher for Stephen Hooper's documentary film: An American Nurse At War and as historical consultant for David DeArville's documentary film, Telling Their Stories: NH Holocaust Survivors Speak Out, produced in 2004. He served on the Diocese of Manchester's Diocesan Ecumenical Commission for Interfaith Relations; is the co chair of the Cohen Center’s annual Kristallnacht Remembrance; serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Holocaust Organizations (AHO); and received NEA New Hampshire’s Champion of Human and Civil Rights Award in 2009.
In his position he is responsible for organizing Holocaust educational programs with local schools; developing educational materials for use by schools; assisting teachers and school districts with curriculum development; training teachers in institutes and in an annual workshop series; visiting schools; speaking to civic and community groups; maintaining the Center's website; a speakers’ bureau; and is the coordinator of the CCHGS listserv for teachers.