NASEF Scholastic Mentor
Travis Whitt teaches English and Creative Writing at Washington Park High School in Racine, Wisconsin. He also Is the General Manager of the Park Panthers Esports team and the assistant head coach of Panther Football. Whitt graduated from Hamline University in St. Paul, MN with a dual degree in English and Secondary Education. He lives in Racine with his fiance Katie, their son Ben, their dog Izzy, and their two cats; Hammy and Piper.
What are your strengths and unique aspirations as a NASEF Scholastic Mentor?
I think my biggest strength is my experience. Over the last five years I have held a leadership position in both our esports program and our football program. Having the unique experience of coaching both traditional sports and esports has helped me find ways to provide opportunities for students of all abilities, genders, and backgrounds. As a mentor I hope to continue to build relationships that will help me provide new and beneficial opportunities for my students. I also aspire to be a leading force in growing scholastic esports throughout the entire Midwest.
What do you hope to accomplish for your professional development by becoming a Scholastic Mentor?
I hope to improve my leadership skills within my program. I want to continue to provide the best opportunities for my students. My goal is to improve as an educator and coach and help build scholastic esports in the Midwest. At the end of the day, I hope to make connections that will help me provide the best possible opportunities for my students within my program.
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