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On January 30th we host our Winter Debate Con which will feature a keynote and workshops from the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) on membership in the NSDA, benefits of memberships, and numerous benefits of NSDA membership. The day will feature additional workshops from New York City’s top debate educators! And please let us know if you would like to present a workshop at Debate Con!

About Debate Con

The New York City Urban Debate League hosts “DEBATE CON” four times a year on the Chancellor’s Professional Development Days (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer). DEBATE CON is the city’s first education conference bringing together NYC debate educators, coaches and teachers. The event is free for all debate educators. The purpose of the conference is to help debate educators grow and learn from one another, share best practices, as well as build collegiality in the NYC and greater debate community. We will have tracks for all levels of debate instructors from beginners who have never coached debate to advanced instructors who have coached debate for decade/s. Sessions include Introduction to Debate, Parliamentary Debate, Policy Debate, Public Forum Debate, Public Speaking, Teaching a Debate Class, Coaches Roundtable, Debate Curriculum, Travel and National Circuit, Debate Team Management and Fundraising and will be led by master debate coaches and educators. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and refreshments are provided.

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Sample Schedule from Previous Conference

Presenters! If interested in presenting a workshop please let us know!