NASEF Scholastic Mentor
Bradford Harris serves as the public sector Educator Strategist for the SHI Company. His role empowers him to design STEM, digital learning spaces, and academic/scholastic esports for grades K12 and higher education. He also provides professional development, curriculum design, and training for successful implementation for all three categories as well. He is very passionate about education and learning on a consistent basis. His passion for game based learning and gamification for students, teachers, and administrators has developed into esports in schools. Bradford’s primary focus in scholastic/academic esports is aligning curriculum or learning strategies from the esports industry to educational or academic state/national. He also wants to promote diversity, equity and inclusion to all students especially students of color to the esports ecosystem. He also serves as the Director of Learning for the non profit organization TEXSEF; Texas Scholastic Esports Federation. You can follow him on Twitter @edtechtinker.
What are your strengths and unique aspirations as a NASEF Scholastic Mentor?
My strengths are that I can show how to bring alignment and standards to esports as they speak to administrators while making this process fun and engaging.
What do you hope to accomplish for your professional development by becoming a Scholastic Mentor?
I hope to accomplish learning how to grow district leaders in the scholastic esports space and learning how to establish goals with the fellows that will meet the needs of their district.
What is your favorite game?
God of War, Batman, Assassin's Creed