Under Ron Bratt’s expert direction, Catholic University Debate achieved many other accolades. The team won two national titles including the American Debate Association Varsity Championship and the Cross Examination Debate Association Novice National Championship in 2001. The program went on to win two more national titles two years later. This proved that it’s teaching program was of the highest caliber.
In the fall of 2002, Ron helped form the Urban Debate League in Washington, DC. As one of the founding directors of the League, Ron recruited students, established a solid infrastructure, and trained both students and teachers. Today, he is proud that the League remains strong and vibrant.
With these national successes under his belt, Ron expanded internationally. In 2003, he worked closely with the International Debate Educational Association to bring more than 50 European students to the United States to learn leadership and debate.
The following year, Ron brought over 30 students from seven countries, including Russia, China, Haiti, Argentina, and South Africa to train and compete at the National Forensics League’s National Tournament.
Ron Bratt has dedicated his life to instilling debate skills in the youth. He does so because he has witnessed how it enhances their growth intellectually. Ron has been integral to building high school and college debate programs to help students learn practical skills that will benefit and enrich their lives. Ron Bratt has a variety of other online profiles, please see some of the links below for a better idea of who Ron Bratt is and how you might be able to get in touch with him. Also, please find the links on the sidebar for more information.