​Francine Pfeffer


Francine Pfeffer is the Secretary of the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education. She began her connection with Chhange as a high school history teacher when she attended its Summer Teacher Institute in 2003. As a teacher, she was very involved in Holocaust and genocide education, attended the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous' Alfred Lerner program through Chhange, and was a participant in a National Endowment for the Humanities summer seminar on the Holocaust in France.

Pfeffer was a history teacher in Brick and later in the Middlesex County Vocational Schools, where she also worked as a librarian. She became involved in her local and county education associations, and now works as a lobbyist for the New Jersey Education Association. She holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science and French from the University of Delaware and a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from Rutgers University.

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Fran reads mystery novels, but reads the ending first.

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