EXCLUSIVE NSDA PARTNER IN Vancouver
NSDA Vancouver is a partnership between and the National Speech & Debate Association based in the United States. NSDA-Vancouver provides membership, runs tournaments, and recognizes student achievement through the pointing system.
About the National Speech & Debate Association
“National Speech & Debate Association was created in 1925 to provide recognition, and support for students participating in speech and debate activities. While our organization has evolved over the decades, our mission is more relevant today than ever before. We connect, support, and inspire a diverse community committed to empowering students through competitive speech and debate.
The National Speech and Debate Association is the world’s largest honor society devoted to speech and debate activities, and bestows numerous awards and recognition to students, coaches, and schools. We also host the largest academic competition in the world, the National Speech and Debate Tournament. In addition, we provide numerous benefits to our members, such as resources, programs, publications, and scholarships.“
– President John F. Kennedy
NSDA Vision in Vancouver
We envision a world in which every student has access to membership in the National Speech & Debate Association, providing the educational resources, competitive opportunities, and expertise necessary to foster their communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creative skills.
NSDA History in Vancouver
NSDA-Vancouver was founded in 2019 through an exclusive partnership between National Speech and Debate Association. NSDA-Vancouver is excited to launch during the 2019-2020 school year with resources (in-partnership with DebateUS!), tournaments, and the first debate honor society in Vancouver!
NSDA Vancouver Team
Stefan is available to teach all debate events, public speaking, and assist with preparation for Model United Nations.
Brian is available to teach all debate events and public speaking.
Currently, Josh is the Director of the St. Louis Urban Debate League and is one of our regular online teachers. Josh has coached more than 100 hours of debate online and many of his students have reached the late elimination rounds of Public Forum tournaments.
Joshua is available to teach all debate events.
Glen is available to teach all debate events, public speaking, and general communication courses.