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5/14/24: Lubbock High School

2024 - 2025 Teacher - English/Debate/Oral Interpretation

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In the current year, this position was assigned 5 sections of on-level English 3 classes and 2 sections of debate. The speech and debate team enjoys a strong culture fueled by student leadership and a very active booster club. The team has had a great run of success recently. Among some of the most significant this season thus far: multiple breaks at TFA including a finalist in IX, multiple teams advanced to out-rounds at 5A CX state, a finalist at UIL Congress state, and 7 qualifiers to NSDA nationals. For more information, contact Tim Doty at doty.tim@gmail.com.

5/10/24: Canadian High School

Canadian High School is hiring a Speech and Debate Coach for the 2024-2025 school year.

The current full-time position involves a few sections of speech, debate, but subject assignment could change for the right candidate. This position also coaches the prose and poetry.

Primary Purpose: Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in debate and speech (or other academic subject area) Provide instruction and coach students to develop skills and ability to excel in speech and debate. Contribute to the education program as a whole and to the growth of students involved in UIL academics. CHS is very completive in all UIL contest.


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Please email your resume to james.bryant@canadianisd.net for consideration.

4/9/24: Pine Tree High School

Pine Tree High School in Longview, TX is looking for a Speech and Debate Teacher/Coach. The current position includes sections of a Speech and Debate class and several sections of Professional Communications. We would be willing to consider other subject-areas for the right candidate who possesses keen knowledge of speaking and debate events and experience in the speech and debate community.

We are looking for someone who is ready to take our growing program of returning regional and state qualifiers and medalists and build upon their enthusiasm. This person will value practice and tournaments in both the UIL and NSDA circuits for the following events: LD Debate, CX Debate, Congressional Debate, Extemporaneous Speaking, and Interpretation events.

Please contact Lee Branson, Pine Tree ISD Director of UIL Academics and Fine Arts, at lbranson@ptisd.org if you would like more about this position. You can fill out an application found on www.ptisd.org.


The Texas Speech Communication Association invites submissions of scholarly posters, papers and panel presentations by undergraduate and graduate students for its 2024 annual convention. Click here to view the full call and find the online submission form.
Congratulations go to Jeremy Hutchins our new Vice-President Elect. Read more about Jeremy and his background here.
The Nominating Committee has presented two candidates for consideration as Vice President-Elect. Check out the Convention page to view the packets for Justin Blacklock and Jeremy Hutchins.
Our annual convention is just around the corner. Make plans to join us October 12-14 in Houston. The program has been sent to the printer. Click here to view the convention program.
The 47th volume of the Texas Speech Communication Journal has been printed and shipped. Members who signed up to receive a printed version of the journal should receive their copy soon.
The call for manuscripts and teaching activities has been issued for Volume 48, Issue 1 of the Texas Speech Communication Journal. Deadline for submissions is December 31, 2023. Read the full journal call here.
2024 Convention

Developing a New Generation of Leaders

Date: October 10-12, 2024
Location: Embassy Suites Amarillo
550 S Buchanan Street
Amarillo, TX 79101
(806) 803-5500