ANCA-WR Education Committee

ANCA-WR Education Committee Statement on Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum

The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) Education Committee reaffirms its support for the inclusion of Ethnic Studies in California public education, and calls on the California Department of Education (CDE) to adopt an Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) that encourages cultural understanding of how different groups have struggled and worked together,Continue reading “ANCA-WR Education Committee Statement on Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum”

More than 250 Gather for 4th Annual Armenian Genocide Education Luncheon

More than 250 community leaders, dignitaries, educators, and supporters attended the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region Education Committee’s fourth annual Armenian Genocide Education Luncheon. The event was held on Saturday, March 7 in Burbank, CA. Held since 2016, the Luncheon seeks to honor K through 16 public school educators who have goneContinue reading “More than 250 Gather for 4th Annual Armenian Genocide Education Luncheon”

ANCA-WR to Honor 7 Educators at Genocide Education Awards Luncheon

LOS ANGELES—The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region’s Education Committee announced that it will be recognizing seven educators, from various public schools and universities in the Western U.S., who have uniquely provided instruction and education about the Armenian Genocide in public schools of the Western Region. The following extraordinary educators will be recognizedContinue reading “ANCA-WR to Honor 7 Educators at Genocide Education Awards Luncheon”

Ani Hovannisian to Keynote 4th Genocide Education Luncheon

LOS ANGELES—The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region’s Education Committee announced that filmmaker Ani Hovannisian-Kevorkian will deliver the keynote address at the 4th Annual Armenian Genocide Education Awards Luncheon. This year, the luncheon will be held on Saturday, March 7 at the De Luxe Banquet Hall, located at 237 E Olive Ave, Burbank,Continue reading “Ani Hovannisian to Keynote 4th Genocide Education Luncheon”

Hovannisian to Receive Legacy Award at Genocide Education Luncheon

LOS ANGELES—The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region’s Education Committee announced that Dr. Richard G. Hovannisian will receive the Armenian Genocide Education Legacy award at the 4th Annual Armenian Genocide Education Awards Luncheon. The luncheon will be held on Saturday, March 7 at De Luxe Banquet Hall, located at 237 E Olive Ave,Continue reading “Hovannisian to Receive Legacy Award at Genocide Education Luncheon”

ANCA-WR to Honor Teachers at Armenian Genocide Education Award Luncheon

GLENDALE—The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region’s Education Committee is proud to present its fourth Armenian Genocide Education Award Luncheon. The Luncheon will celebrate and honor Kindergarten through 12th grade educators from public schools who have gone above their call of duty to teach their students about the Armenian Genocide. This year, theContinue reading “ANCA-WR to Honor Teachers at Armenian Genocide Education Award Luncheon”

ANCA-WR Education Committee Members Attend CSBA Convention

SAN DIEGO, CA — As in years past, members of the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) Education Committee traveled to San Diego to participate in the California School Boards Association Annual Convention. On December 5-6, 2019, the ANCA-WR Education Committee hosted an exhibitor table, interacting with hundreds of school board membersContinue reading “ANCA-WR Education Committee Members Attend CSBA Convention”

ANCA-WR’s Armenian Genocide Education Awards Luncheon Set for March

GLENDALE – The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region Education Committee announced that its third Armenian Genocide Education Award Luncheon will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11 a.m. at De Luxe Banquet Hall in Burbank. The Luncheon will celebrate and honor K-12 educators from public schools who have gone aboveContinue reading “ANCA-WR’s Armenian Genocide Education Awards Luncheon Set for March”

California Superintendent Thurmond Highlights the Importance of Including the Armenian Genocide in Model Curriculum

GLENDALE – The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) welcomed the California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s support for the inclusion of the Armenian Genocide in the Instructional Quality Commission’s (IQC) ethnic studies model curriculum. “We welcome comments made by Superintendent Thurmond at Wednesday’s press conference in regard to theContinue reading “California Superintendent Thurmond Highlights the Importance of Including the Armenian Genocide in Model Curriculum”

ANCA-WR Advocates for Genocide Education to Thousands of Teachers

HOUSTON—As the nation celebrated the 4th of July and the 243rd anniversary of an independent America, the Armenian National Committee of America–Western Region’s Education Committee was advocating for genocide education, and presenting resources on Armenian Genocide to thousands of educators across the country, at the 98th National Education Association Representative Assembly and 157th Annual Meeting. RepresentativesContinue reading “ANCA-WR Advocates for Genocide Education to Thousands of Teachers”