NASEF Scholastic Mentor
Bradford Harris' role as Coordinator of Digital Innovation for Aldine ISD has been able to help empower school leaders with different digital initiatives in his district. 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 have developed into esports in schools. His primary focus in scholastic esports is aligning curriculum or learning strategies from the esports industry to his current state standards such as music, theater, and health. He also wants to promote exposure, equity, and diversity to all students especially students of color to the esports ecosystem. He serves as the Chief Learning Officer for TEXSEF (Texas Scholastic Esports Federation) where they will be launching their pilot season in the 2020-2021 school year.
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