- Performing Arts
Speech and Debate Event Management
Speech and Debate Event Management is designed to provide an overview of management and best practices for hosting Speech and Debate events. Whether conducted virtually or in-person, these events provide a setting outside of the classroom for students to showcase their Speech and Debate skills, creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills. As a contest, festival, or honor group manager, you serve a crucial role in creating a positive and efficient environment for student success. The skills taught in this course introduce and reinforce time tested guidelines and techniques that Speech and Debate event managers with any level of hosting experience can utilize to efficiently and successfully manage interscholastic Speech and Debate events. Take the course, Speech and Debate Management, available for free, at the NFHS Learning Center.
Course comes with
1. Introduction1 Sections
- Course Welcome
2. Why Do We Have Speech and D...2 Sections
- Purpose of Managing Speech and Debate Events
- Why We Host
3. Hosting Speech and Debate E...1 Sections
- Considering Many Factors
4. The Sponsoring Organization1 Sections
- Roles of the Sponsoring Organization
5. The Site Host2 Sections
- Roles of the Site Host
- Pre-Event Responsibilities
6. The Speech and Debate Educator2 Sections
- Role of the Speech and Debate Educator
- Preparing Your Students
7. Timetable & Checklists for ...3 Sections
- Preparing for the Event
- Final Preparations
- Running the Event and Post-Event Responsibility
8. Conclusion1 Sections
This Course Includes
- Approved for 2 Clock Hours
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
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NFHS National Coaching Credentials
The NFHS Learning Center offers a 3-level national coaching credential that helps you gain knowledge you can use to provide a fun, educational, and a safer environment for your students.
This national credential was developed for individuals who are currently coaching or aspire to coach at the interscholastic level. The goal is to enhance the ability of the coach to better serve students, the school, the community, and the profession of coaching.
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