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Coach Debate @ local public schools w/ Washington Urban Debate!

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ORGANIZATION: WASHINGTON URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 12 people are interested

Washington Urban Debate League (WUDL) supports, sustains, and starts new debate programs at public middle and high schools in the greater Washington area, especially at Title 1 schools. We work with more than 60 schools across the D.C. area, host the local tournament schedule, providing curriculum and resources to schools and students, host a summer program, and are other-wise a one-stop shop for debate in the region. We've won numerous awards across the last six years, including from the Greater Washington Catalogue of Philanthropy and the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues, and are the reigning UDL Middle School National Champions (4 years in a row!)

Why Debate?
Peer reviewed research shows that debate is one of the best things that a student can do with their time to compliment their traditional education. Debate improves test scores and grades, graduation and college attendance, social-emotional growth, literacy, and civic engagement. Before the WUDL, debate programs were few and far between at public schools, especially in Title 1 Schools, existing only at elite private or suburban schools. Our programming makes a great educational opportunity available to students who haven't traditionally had access to it.

Our Program:
Volunteers partner with school based coaches to run local teams, meeting with students at least once a week. We are looking for folks able to work with a local school in the mid-late afternoons, many meeting times are still TBD with the start of the school year. The ideal coach could attend Saturday tournaments with their kids, but this IS NOT a requirement.

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About WASHINGTON URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE

Location:

5101 34TH ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20008, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Washington Urban Debate League is to teach students to think, communicate, collaborate, and love learning.

Description

We work exclusively with public schools in D.C. and Prince George's County to support debate programs in grades 6-12. We pay stipends for debate coaches, develop curricular support and host a competitive tournament schedule. Volunteers play a crucial role, expanding our reach by supporting programs as coaches and judges.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Politics
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Washington, DC 20003

(38.88314,-76.99023)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Legal (General)
  • Advocacy
  • Coaching

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 2-4 hours a week
  • will vary by school

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