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Friday, March 6 • 9:00am - 9:45am
What Is Esports And How Do We Get Sarted with Competitive Gaming? Panel Discussion

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If you haven't already heard, esports, competitive gaming for an audience, is growing by leaps and bounds. It's poised to soon become a $1 billion industry and colleges across the nation are launching varisty programs while attracting young talent through lucrative scholarships. Now, K-12 is getting on board and programs are launching at schools across the country. Esports connects to more than just the games and the players, too. There are direct connections with STEM, CTE, leadership development and more. Join Lucas Gillispie, Director of Digital Learning for Surry County Schools, Dr. Ray Pastore, UNC-Wilmington, and Mr. Steve Isaacs, Game Design Instructor for William Annin Middle School in New Jersey for an interactive discussion on this emerging opportunity and how you can get started!

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Steve Isaacs

Teacher, Game Design and Development, Bernards Township Board of Education
Steve has been a gamer since the days of Atari and his Apple II+. His parents were initially concerned with how consumed he was with technology. Now they chuckle as he has created a career around his passion. Steve has been teaching Video Game Design and Development for 15 years... Read More →
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Lucas Gillispie

Director of Digital Learning, Media, Virtual Learning, & AIG, Surry County Schools
Lucas Gillispie is Director of Academic and Digital Learning for Surry County Schools in North Carolina.  A passionate gamer and educator, Lucas explores the intersection of games and learning.  He is the creator of the WoWinSchool Project, exploring the educational potential of... Read More →
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Dr. Ray Pastore

UNCW-Instructional Technology
The Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology (MIT) program provides advanced professional training for teachers and school technology coordinators; business and industry personnel such as executives, trainers, and human resource development employees.


Friday March 6, 2020 9:00am - 9:45am
Sheraton-Governors 2 421 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

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