High School Esports

Empower students with engaging esports curriculum, preparing for future success and readiness in STEM careers and college pathways.

Ignite Academic Excellence

Utilize the power of gaming. Create pathways to high-paying careers. Prepare students for future endeavors with a curriculum that connects hands-on experience and learning, with a new engaging twist.

Bring Esports to Your School
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A Comprehensive Esports Toolkit

Start and manage an esports team at your school

Ignite interest and engagement in computer science and STEM through the exciting field of esports. With the USAEL toolkit, students and schools will have everything they need to start and run their very own esports team and compete in local and national tournaments. What will students learn?

  • Starting an Esports Team
  • Practice
  • Competitive Gaming
  • College and career opportunities
  • and more...

Career Explorations in Esports

Prepare your students with CTE Aligned career pathways

This one-of-a-kind program allows students to explore a variety of high-paying professions inside the dynamic, multi-billion dollar industry of esports. Students will learn:

  • What is the job and who hires for the position
  • What are the pay scale and average salary range
  • What skills are required to be successful in each career strand
  • What level of education is typical of each job
  • and more...
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Intro to Game Development

Gaming opens doors as a gateway to coding

A great course for students with NO PRIOR CODING EXPERIENCE to learn how to conceptualize, design and make their very own game.

  • No prior CS experience necessary for students AND teachers
  • Leverages the excitement of creating games
  • Embedded STEM Connections
  • Dynamic, Interactive, & Cross-Disciplinary
  • and more...

SEL & Character-based Gaming Curriculum

Our courses align with CASEL standards, and lessons include Activity Worksheets, PowerPoint Presentations, Lesson Plans, and Reflection Prompts.

  • Self Awareness
  • Relationship Skills
  • Social Awareness
  • Responsible Decision Making
  • Self Management
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Curriculum Features

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Project-Based Learning

Our video-based courses follow a project-based learning approach, allowing students to apply their knowledge while building real-world projects. By actively engaging in hands-on projects, students develop a strong foundation in technical skills applicable to many future careers in STEM and esports, fostering creativity and problem-solving skills.

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CTE Pathway Alignment

Our courses align with various states' CTE pathways, ensuring that students gain industry-relevant skills and knowledge. By following our curriculum, students can seamlessly transition into related college programs or enter the workforce well-prepared.

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Comprehensive Esports Curriculum

Our pathway esports toolkit offers a comprehensive curriculum that caters specifically to students with passions for gaming. It is meticulously designed to provide a well-rounded understanding of STEM and esports careers, and the tools needed for students' to attain their goals. Ensuring students acquire the essential skills and competencies to pursue their passions.

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Fun and Engaging for Students

We use the excitement of gaming to create courses that are not only highly engaging but result in students creating impressive digital portfolios of their own unique work alongside practical hands-on experience they can take directly to fields they seek to pursue.

Prepare Students for High School with CTE-Aligned Career Pathways

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Health Sciences

Nutrition, Physiology, Psychology

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Media Technologies

Broadcasting, Social Media, Production

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Software Engineering

Game Design, Equipment, Hardware, Coding, and STEM

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Communications

Event Planning, Marketing, Promotion

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Business & Finance

Percentages, Contracts, Agents, Lawyers

Competition

Promote extracurricular participation and engagement through esports leagues.

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Our Structure

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Multiple Entry Points

Teams are able to join the league for the fall, spring, or both.

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Structured Practice

Teams opt in to weekly scrims with a similarly skilled opponents

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Weekly Matches

Teams play one official match per week alongside their coach

Local Matchmaking

We pair teams with local opponents at their skill level

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Unlimited Participation

Schools may field any number of teams for all games

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Coaching Tool Kit

We provide a robust coaching toolkit to help educators facilitate weekly play. Our toolkit is designed to support both new and experienced facilitators at the High School, Middle School, and Elementary levels, teaching the basics for new coaches with little gaming knowledge and advanced improvements to veteran facilitators.

CTE and College & Career Readiness

Prepare students for future careers in esports and STEM.

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Foster teamwork and collaboration

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Develop effective communication skills

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Cultivate problem-solving abilities

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Explore STEM Career pathways

Career Exploration in Esports

The benefits of esports aren’t just for players; there are plenty of pathways in esports careers beyond being an expert gamer.

In-depth esports career pathway exploration with monthly webinars featuring:

  • Professional Players
  • Game Developers
  • Business Developers
  • And more!

Need to start an esports program?

We have everything you need.

Already have an esports program?

We help teams and players take their game to the next level.

Want to turn your gamers into makers and provide career opportunities?

We have award-winning, standards-aligned PBL courses.

Wherever you are on the journey of bringing esports to your school, we are here to help.

Made by educators to transform the next generation

We take an education-first approach to competition, curriculum, and careers.

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Testimonials

The biggest thing that I've learned through working with the students and going through the curriculum is building a team and working on communication skills. Those are skills that not only help them within the classroom but they can also take outside of school and into the real world.

Steven Van Smaalen

Esports Teacher
Santiago M.S.

We live in a digital world, our kids are fully engrained into it, why not make it available and why not grow with them?

Carmen Crosse

Assistant Superintendent
Soccoro ISD

It's not just kids playing video games. There's more to it. Don't be afraid to try something new. It can really give students who don't have a place to fit in an area where this is their forte. Something that will help them connect in the education process

Jim D'Agostino

Principal
Orange USD

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