Why Nova and Why 42?

OK, the name is a little different, but so are we. We challenge the status quo of education and our name (and number) keep us focused on the answer. We like being different; different is good.

Jung Park Kyle

"My favorite part of what I do is the ability to really get to know and understand my students" Jung is often referred to as an Academic Diagnostician...

Coach Mike

"I absolutely love Speech and Debate, I really am lucky to do what I do!" Coach Mike's enthusiasm is contagious and inspiring. Mike conducts much of the research himself...

About Nova 42


We are the largest research focused speech and debate programs in the nation. Our size and strength gives us fantastic resources and access to the most amazing coaching talent in the nation.



Pasadena Research Center

255 N. San Gabriel Blvd

Pasadena, CA 91107

Just off the 210 Freeway