Monika Koszyńska

Regional Consultant, Poland

Monika Koszyńska, USC Shoah Foundation education specialist since 2011, lives in Warsaw, Poland. She is a school educator by training, with a master's degree in pedagogy from Warsaw University. A teacher of elementary education and civic education, she worked in schools for 12 years. She co-founded the Lauder-Morasha School, a Jewish elementary school in Warsaw, where she worked for 8 years. Monika then led educational projects in history education, civic education and school quality assurance at the Center for Civic Education. She has worked as a teacher-trainer for 25 years. For several years she worked in the Public Education Office of the Institute of National Remembrance. Monika is the author of many methodological publications and lesson plans on modern history, Jewish history and traditions, anti-discrimination education and education for tolerance, and oral history in school practice. Since March 2013, she has worked at the POLIN Museum, where she is responsible for programs aimed at teachers.