WELCOME 

Hello, everyone! My name is Bogdan Paraschivoiu and I teach Holocaust Studies at West Boca Raton High School. I am thrilled to work in this school, and I am so grateful to have, what I believe as, the best job in the world.

About me

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STUDIES:

University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Department Chair UNESCO on the study of Inter-cultural and Inter-religious exchanges, Bucharest, Romania

M.Sc. in Sociology - Programme of study: Intercultural communication (in French, in English)

 

Babes Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania,

B.A. in Jewish Studies, Specialization: Jewish Studies

 

Babes Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania 

B.A. in French Language and Literature, in English Language and Literature Programme of study /

Specialization: English Language and Literature -  French Language and Literature.

 

University of Sorbonne IV, Department of Jewish and Arab Studies, Paris, France


 

AWARDS

2019 Boca Raton Rotary Sunrise Teacher of the Year

2017 Gutterman Family Exemplary Holocaust Educator of the year

Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education within Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, United States

Educational Field Trip to Lithuania, Europe, and Israel 

WORKSHOPS / SEMINARS / SUMMER PROGRAMS

2021 Institute for Economics and Peace Ambassador's Program.

2019 International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem, Israel.

2018, 2019 JFR Advanced Seminar, Newark, USA.

2018 Powell Fellow with the Holocaust Center for Humanity. 

2017 Scholarship from Insight through Education to participate in the Summer Institute Program  - ALFRED LERNER FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM at Columbia University.

2017 Scholarship received from the Levine Institute for Holocaust Education at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (Washington) to attend the Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators.

 

2017 Scholarship received from Freedoms Foundation to participate in the 6-day   Medal of Honor Legacy: World War II Graduate Teacher program at Valley Forge.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship of study, Department Chair UNESCO, Bucharest, Romania

 

Scholarship of study, Faculty of History and philosophy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

 

Erasmus certificate from University of Sorbonne IV, Department of Jewish and Arab Studies, Paris, France

CONTESTS

2021 Holocaust Reflection Contest for supporting the award-winning work of student Abigail Scimeca who has earned 2nd place with her poem The Everlasting Violinist.

2017 Holocaust Reflection Contest for supporting the award-winning work of student Samara Cohen who has earned 2nd place with her essay Memory and Legacy.

 

LANGUAGES:

 

English, French, Hebrew, Romanian.