Join the Leadership Institute for its Advanced Debate Workshop. Dr. John Shosky, former speech writer for the Reagan and both Bush administrations, will offer attendees an opportunity to deliver and defend a winning opening and closing statement. Students will receive real-time questions, rebuttals, feedback, and instruction from the instructor.
At the conclusion of the workshop, you will receive footage of your debate performance. Space is limited to eight, so register early.Download Flyer
Thu 9: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
Steven P.J. Wood Building
1101 N Highland St
Arlington, VA 22201 Map
$15.00 discount for early registration until 4/2/20
Your Cost: $50.00
John Shosky is the president of Roncalli Communications, Inc. He has been a professional speechwriter, consultant, coach, and trainer for thirty years. He has written almost 3000 speeches for government officials, political candidates, and public interest advocates. This amounts to over seven million words on the public record.
He has been a speechwriter at the highest levels of government. Dr. Shosky has served in the Reagan, Bush (41) and Bush (43) Administrations, working in the Executive Office of the President, White House Public Affairs, The Department of Health and Human Services, The Department of Education, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
In addition, Dr. Shosky is the author of two books: Speaking to Lead, London: Biteback Publishing 2010, and The Words of our Time, London: Biteback Publishing 2012.
In a recent review of The Words of our Time, former Tony Blair speechwriter Phillip Collins wrote “Shosky's introduction is so full of insight and great tips that I wanted more. He knows what he is talking about.”