Bring Competitive Speech and Debate to Your School!
Boost Classroom Performance
Increase Critical Thinking
The Benefits of Speech and Debate
Speech and debate changes lives. From building confidence, improving communication, and increasing critical thinking skills to better preparing students for college, speech and debate activities provide life skills vital to a young person’s success in the future.
INCREASE IN READING TEST SCORES
INCREASE IN ANALYTICAL SKILLS
When You Join the NSDA, Your Program Has…
- Access to educational and accreditation resources
- National competitive opportunities and recognition
- Support from experts
NSDA Students Have…
- A sense of community
- Confidence to use their voice
- Unparalleled leadership skills