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NewSPEAK: Cloud City
Saturday, September 19, 2020
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NewSPEAK: Cloud City will be held virtually September 19. This online professional development is for teachers and coaches new to the world of competitive speech/drama/debate as well as to any teachers of English/Language Arts, social studies, theatre, and communications.

Co-sponsored by the five speech and debate organizations in Kentucky (the Kentucky High School Speech League, the Wilson Wyatt Debate League, the Kentucky Educational Speech and Drama Association, and the Kentucky divisions of the National Speech and Debate Association and the National Catholic Forensic League), NewSPEAK will feature workshops covering

  • Now What? Starting up a speech and debate team.
  • How to find and cut interpretation scripts.
  • Curriculum and lesson plans for speech classes (useful in English and social studies too.
  • Debate overview.
  • Fundraising how-tos.
  • Online tournament management and registration 

Six hours of professional development will be awarded, and the $25 conference fee is a bargain for a full day of instruction. www.kyspeak.org for more information and to register online.