National Conference 2017 – Keynote Presentation – Renee Motter
Renee Motter, 2017 NSDA Educator of the Year, earned a double major in English Education and Biblical Studies from Northwestern College in Minnesota, later earning a Master of Arts in Curriculum Development and Instruction. Renee has been teaching English for more than 20 years. In addition, she coordinates the Talented and Gifted program and is the head Speech and Debate coach. Having seen the power of both collaboration and speech and debate, Renee hopes to encourage others to come together to find solutions that are best for students including finding ways to help more students access the benefits and learning afforded through speech and debate.