Doing Democracy Differently
Saturday, May 20, 2023 – Sunday, May 21, 2023
NYC (Barnard Milstein Center for Learning)
A Fellowship/Course for HS Teachers
Citizens' assemblies have addessed complex policy issues around the world and have even become permanent in Paris, Oregon and Belgium. This 10 Credit CTLE (Continuing Teacher and Leader Education) course presented with Democracy Without Elections introduces secondary teachers to the expanding use of lottery (sortition) to bring diverse groups of citizens together to form policy recommendations.
Cost & Logistics
The course is free and includes meals. The workshop will bring around 30 high school teachers to Barnard's Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning in Manhattan.
Read more here and email [email protected] with any questions.
Who is teaching the course?
Dr. Michael MacKenzie of the University of Pittsburgh will lead the course. Watch a recording of him at the 2021 Arendt Center Conference here. The syllabus was developed in partnership with Democracy Without Elections.
For more information, call 845-758-6822