Moderator Resources


In the spirit of JSA’s dedication to student leadership, debates are not only conducted by students, but they are moderated by students, as well.


The moderator handbook can be overwhelming. Here is a concise, step-by-step run-down of the role of a moderator.


Moderators carefully record information about their debate, to be returned to the Debate Department.


At the end of each debate, the audience votes on both the resolution and who the best speaker in the debate was.