SPEECH & DEBATE Classes
Discover Talent Education proudly partnered with ModernBrain Speech & Debate School to offer the best Speech and Debate classes in Bay Area. Come meet us to learn about our program, talk to the coaches, and have your children learn some lifelong important communication skills.
What We Teach
Our students will receive a comprehensive education in 4 areas of speech communication. It allows them to adapt to any situation in the classroom or in life.
1. Limited preparation speaking
2. Research based speaking
3. Interpretation of literature
We Have Great Coaches
#1 Speech Coach in the US
Our coach Yaw Kyeremateng – Director of the speech and debate program at Concordia University – was named American Forensics Association “Outstanding Coach ”.
# 1 Policy Debate Coach in the US:
Scott Wheeler: Two time NSDA Best Policy Debate coach in the US
Coach Abigail: 12 time AFA (American Forensic Association) national champion
Coach Alissa: 5 time national champion with 30 appearances in national final rounds
more than 20 other coaches who are elite national speech and debate professionals. Our classes give students the chance to learn more Students have more opportunities to speak in each class than in any other program!
We Love to Compete
2019 4X NATIONAL CHAMPION STUDENTS.
ARTA – COLLEGE RT10 NATIONAL CHAMPION
OI – ORAL INTERPRETATION, 1ST PLACE MIDDLE SCHOOL NATIONAL CHAMPION
POI – CALIFORNIA 1ST PLACE STATE CHAMPION AND 1ST PLACE MIDDLE SCHOOL NATIONAL CHAMPION
ETHICS BOWL – DEPAUW UNIVERSITY ETHICS BOWL NATIONAL INVITATIONAL CHAMPION
IN 2019, MODERNBRAIN
– BECAME THE FIRST TEAM IN HISTORY ENTER AN ELEMENTARY TEAM IN A COLLEGE SPEECH COMPETITION (ARTA)… AND WIN!!!
– WON 3RD PLACE IN THE WORLD AT THE LARGEST MUN CONFERENCE IN THE WORLD – AGAINST 3000 STUDENTS FROM 300 SCHOOLS, AND 75 COUNTRIES.
– WON 2ND PLACE IN THE US – AS A TEAM – AT THE MIDDLE SCHOOL TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS. THE HIGHEST OVERALL AWARD THAT AN ACADEMY WON THIS YEAR IN THE US.
– WON IN SPEECH, DEBATE, AND CONGRESS AT TWO DIFFERENT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. THE ONLY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM IN CALIFORNIA TO ACHIEVE THIS.
– HAD THE BEST ACADEMY DEBATE TEAM IN THE US. OUR POLICY DEBATE TEAM WON 1ST AT 8 OF 10 DEBATE TOURNAMENTS. AND AT THE OTHER TWO, WE TOOK 2ND AND TOP SPEAKING AWARDS. WE WERE THE CALIFORNIA STATE CHAMPIONS IN POLICY DEBATE. AT NSDA NATIONALS WE WERE IN THE TOP 4 IN THE US. AND AT MSTOC WE WERE IN THE TOP 8. NO OTHER AFTER SCHOOL ACADEMY HAD A BETTER RECORD.
– HAD MORE THAN 100 STUDENTS RECEIVE A 1ST PLACE. NO OTHER TEAM ACHIEVED MORE. MOST TEAMS HAVE 1-10 STRONG STUDENTS. BUT WHAT YOU WANT TO KNOW IS: WILL MY CHILD BE ABLE TO SUCCEED? AT MODERNBRAIN, EVERY CHILD CAN SUCCEED.
– THIS YEAR, WE WON MORE THAN 600 TROPHIES WON BY MORE THAN 200 STUDENTS, ACROSS EVERY CATEGORY OF SPEECH AND DEBATE
– WHEN CHOOSING WHERE TO SEND YOUR CHILD TO LEARN SPEECH AND DEBATE, SEND THEM TO THE SCHOOL THAT CAN TRAIN EVEN THE MOST SHY STUDENT TO BECOME A CHAMPION