Conference, Lake Ohrid, Macedonia, July, 2009
July, Victoria Bull (Northglenn High School) and Jennifer Portillo
(Denver School of International Studies) joined CELD staff to
participate in the fourth annual Deliberating
in a Democray(DID) conference.
More than 80 DID participants from 12 nations/sites traveled to
Lake Ohrid, Macedonia, to work together to improve classroom discussions
of controversial issues.
The Macedonia DID team also organized an outstanding social program
– a field trip to a nearby village for traditional Macedonian
food and music, a boat ride on Lake Ohrid, and a fascinating historical
tour of several churches dating back to the 13th Century.