Coaches & Teacher Resources
The Eastern Missouri NSDA District Committee is eager to help connect teachers and coaches to the information they need to start and maintain a successful program!
Basic Resources for Coaches Familiar with Eastern Missouri NSDA:
Starting a Program? New to Eastern Missouri NSDA?
Starting a Speech & Debate Program at your school needn't be difficult!
The National Speech & Debate Association has a "Quick Start Guide" on their website to help guide teachers and new coaches through the sometimes confusing world of Speech & Debate.
Additionally, Eastern Missouri NSDA will gladly guide you. No matter how big or small, no matter what size budget, no matter which events your school wants to compete in, and no matter how involved your school wants to be... YOUR SCHOOL IS WELCOME IN EASTERN MISSOURI!
Primary Contact: Justin Seiwell, District Chair
- NFHS Novice Case Areas The NFHS releases several novice case areas for policy debate. These are optional for tournaments to use. Check the invitation of each tournament for details of whether or not these will be used.
- Easing the Stress and Strain Published by Peggy Dersch and Scott Jensen in the STAM Journal. This article contains some very helpful advice towards finding balance in our hectic lives!
More resources coming soon!