Professional Development

Integrate Esports Into Educational Programs

A library of professional development courses designed for administrators, IT Departments, educators, and coaches on how to integrate esports into educational programs.

Shared Vision

Successful programs rely on all stakeholders having a shared vision of why it matters, what to accomplish, and how to implement it.

Practical Skills

Building an esports program requires practical skills on a range of topics like funding, IT infrastructure, curriculum integration, and coaching.

Student Impact

Prioritizes professional development that directly impacts student attendance, achievement, engagement, and teacher satisfaction.

Professional Development Bundles

Our courses are delivered online, on-site, or in a hybrid format, tailored to fit your school or district's diverse schedules and needs. Additionally, you can mix and match different modules to create custom professional development programs or choose from our premade solutions to best meet your specific needs.

Chris Aviles

Instructor · Esports Club & Tournament Operations

Julie Mavrogeorge

Instructor · Minecraft in Education & District Leadership

Bryan Dickens

Instructor · Cybersecurity, Infrastructure & Funding

Alyson Vengoechea

Instructor · Curriculum Development & Student Engagement

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Free Guides and Resources

Working with thousands of schools to integrate esports into curriculum and after-school activities, we have some best practices to share.

Guide to Grants and Funds for Esports Programs

11 minute read

Esports programs are gaining eligibility for educational funding as they align with key educational goals like student engagement, reducing absenteeism, career prep, and problem-solving skills. Funding options vary, from federal and state grants to private sources, each with specific requirements. Esports plays a pivotal role in addressing focuses of the department of education goals, like equity gaps, mental health, and diversity. It offers inclusive, cost-effective, and engaging solutions, especially for underserved communities, and provide career opportunities in the growing esports industry. Various funds like Title I, II, III, IV, IDEA, and ESSER are available for supporting esports in schools, each targeting different aspects of educational enhancement. This blog delves into how esports can be a versatile tool in education and explores diverse funding avenues to support these innovative programs. To get help with funding, please schedule a call with us for free, and let us help you!  

6 Steps to Start an Esports Club at School

8 minute read

Teacher sponsor, school approval, resources, club rules, recruit players, first club meeting! These are some of the key steps of starting an esports club. Esports clubs enhance student engagement, teamwork, and offer a fresh extracurricular option, attracting students not typically interested in traditional activities.  Esports teams in schools vary by level, with middle schools focusing on foundational skills and high schools on strategic depth and broader competition.