Beyond the Controller: How to Launch and Sustain a Popular K-12 ESports Program

Date of broadcast: Thu, 10/03/19

Starting an esports club is a great way to tap into students’ passion for gaming while building valuable college and career skills, such as problem-solving, communication, and collaboration. But achieving buy-in from administrators and community members isn’t easy.

Attend this web seminar to hear how the director of educational media technology and esports coordinator for Egg Harbor Township School District in New Jersey gained widespread support and the steps they took to form an esports club. Attendees will also learn from an industry expert who will share tips for equipping students to compete in leagues and tournaments. 

Key points:

  • Finding resources to launch and sustain a popular esports program
  • Crafting a 4-year esports curriculum aligned with industry standards
  • Selecting and vetting games and engaging in leagues and tournaments
  • Leveraging esports as a college recruitment tool, attracting scholarships

Panel: 

Mike Sweeder
Director of Educational Media Technology
Egg Harbor Township School District (NJ)

Tyler Gardner
Esports Club Advisor &
Assistant Station Manager of EHT-TV
Egg Harbor Township School District

Joshua Kell
CEO
Esports Integration

Who will benefit: Administrators interested in esports, gaming, and interactive learning. Anyone may attend.