Debate Con is for NYC Debate Educators and by NYC Debate Educators. This event is free for all debate educators, coaches, and teachers. The purpose of the conference is to help coaches 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 over a decade. Sessions include Introduction to Debate, Parliamentary Debate, Policy Debate, Public Forum Debate, Public Speaking, Teaching a Debate Class, Coaches Roundtable, Teachers Demo Debate, 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. And we have many other fun things in the works!
9:00am-9:30am - Breakfast
9:30am - 10:00am - Keynote
10:00am - 11:00am - Workshop #1
11:00am - 12:00pm - Workshop #2
12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm- 2:00pm - Workskhop #3
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Workshop #4
3:00pm - 4:00pm - Happy Hour!
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Debate Conference Website
NYC Urban Debate League