Chris Aviles is a teacher at Knollwood middle school in Fair Haven, New Jersey. There he runs the renown Fair Haven Innovates program he created in 2015. Part of the FH Innovates program includes the FH Knights, a first of its kind esports team. As coach of the FH Knights, Aviles and his players take on all comers including other middle schools, high schools, and colleges from around the country. Chris has been involved in esports since 1998 and he is passionate about growing the esports for education movement. He has authored The Guide to Esports in Education to help other educators start an esports team and travels the country speaking about why every school should have an esports team.
Why did you become a NASEF Scholstic Fellow?
I chose to become a NASEF Scholastic Fellow because I have a lot to learn and a lot to share about growing esports in education.