Speech and Debate's leading textbook authority.
CDE has decades of experience and wisdom behind each of its texts. Founded by Bill Bennett, who has coached 17 national champions, CDE's passion for speech and debate shines through in each of our texts.
We craft our books knowing that teachers and students rely on them to improve their skills. Our contributors are all renowned coaches and champion debaters who work together to produce books we are incredibly proud to give to you.
When you buy a book from CDE, you are getting the wisdom of coaches who have watched debate evolve over many years and who have honed their craft to near perfection. We also work extremely hard to update our books to adapt to new trends and rules. In these ways, CDE is both authoritative and innovative.