Focusing on the theme, “On Balance: Find the mindset and moderation you need to keep loving speech and debate,” this issue explores teacher/coach burnout and attempts to offer strategies for prioritizing work/life balance in the activity. Inside, Aaron Timmons shares a few “Words from the Hall”—things he wishes he had learned when he first started coaching. We chat with coach Christy White, members of the California Coast District Committee, and alum Jessica Berenson. The 2021 Pro Con Challenge national champion Aaron Chen embraces the nuances of the NSDA’s new event. We learn from a newer team from Horizons High School in Texas. We also connect with student Olivia Tsang, winner of the 2022 NSDE Day poster contest.
Volume 96, Issue 3 (76 pages)
Rostrum shares best practices, resources, and opportunities that connect, support, and inspire a diverse community of educators committed to empowering students through speech and debate.