Debate Team Information

  • Faculty Advisor/Sponsor: Sharon Sample

    Mission/Purpose: Cultivating a forum in which local and regional communities access the skills of critical thinking, research, public presentation, and advocacy through quality debate education

    Planned Activities: September-March, one Saturday a month, students compete against other Metro-Atlanta school districts in 4 rounds of policy debate. 

    Affiliations: "Due to the success in Atlanta, the birthplace of the UDL, The Open Society Institute invested $600,000 in the Atlanta program and used the UDL template to launch a similar program in New York. Thanks to efforts of seeding programs in other cities as partnerships between school systems and universities, there are now 24 UDL programs in major U.S. cities. "

  • Atlanta Urban Debate