FREE High School Video Workshops

These FREE high school esports video workshops help learners improve their knowledge, skills and experiences in esports and provide an understanding of esports career pathways within their standard academic and career/technology education. They are intentionally built to be used within existing standard academic and career/technology education. These video workshops vary in length based on how each instructor wants to use them within their standard academic and career/technology education schedules. Learners can pay for and take an additional assessment to earn digital badges reflecting their understanding of the educational content within the workshops.

In addition, they can also serve as complimentary programming/activities around and within high school esports events, showcases, and/or tournaments. They can also provide additional educational video content within esports clubs, esports organizations, or esports team meetings and events.


All FREE workshops contain videos only. Learners can pay for and take an additional assessment to earn digital badges reflecting their understanding of the educational content within the video workshops.

These FREE high school video workshops were developed in a partnerships between us at Access Alliance for Education, a leading developer, publisher and supplier of esports curriculum, esports career/other workshops, esports development/consulting and STE(A)M education solutions, and subject matter experts, Esports Development and Growth Enterprises (EDGE), a leading scholastic esports consulting firm founded in 2019 by Dr. Joey Gawrysiak, Zachary Harrington, and Christopher Scroggins.

The trio met while working to build the excellent Shenandoah University Esports Program, where they collaborated to write the esports academic curriculum, design the Esports Arena, formulate an esports advisory board, and develop leading collegiate student organizations to complement the academic and competitive teams at the university.

Introduction to Esports

This FREE video workshop delivers an overview and understanding of the esports industry and its various aspects. Providing a clear and concise overview to the industry in North America as well as a global industry, this workshop allows learners to gain an overall perspective to the industry.

This Introduction to Esports video workshop engages directly with high school academic subjects including English/Language Arts, History, Physical Education/Health, and Computers and career pathways skills within the following Career and Technical Education Career Clusters: Arts, A/V and Communications, Business Management and Administration, Information Technology, and Marketing, Sales and Services.

The History of Esports

This FREE video workshop provides a historical review of the esports industry from its humble beginnings to its current exploding global infrastructure. Focusing on key milestones and innovations within the industry, this workshop provides a look at the key moments, companies and individuals games which have impacted its growth and evolution.

This The History of Esports video workshop engages directly with high school academic subjects including English/Language Arts, History, Physical Education/Health, and Computers and career pathways skills within the following Career and Technical Education Career Clusters: Information Technology, and Marketing, Sales and Services.

Introduction to Careers in Esports

This FREE video workshop provides an overview of the different roles and careers pathways available within in the esports industry. Providing a clear and concise overview to the industry in North America as well as a global industry, this workshop allows learners to gain an overall perspective to the industry. Focusing on the wide breadth of career pathways within esports, this workshop provides a look at the overall esports industry career trends and outline key roles and career opportunities.

This Introduction to Careers in Esports video workshop engages directly with high school academic subjects including English/Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, and Computers and career pathways skills within the following Career and Technical Education Career Clusters: Arts, A/V and Communications, Business Management and Administration, Education and Training, Information Technology, and Marketing, Sales and Services.

Within the video workshop, the participant develops a better understanding of some of the most prominent career pathways in esports, how to prepare for a career in esports, and where to search for esports-specific positions.

Global Presence of Esports

This FREE video workshop provides a general overview of the global landscape of esports. Focusing on the global presence of esports, this workshop touches on competition, revenue generation, organizational management, and other areas of the esports ecosystem around the world.

This Global Presence of Esports video workshop engages directly with high school academic subjects including English/Language Arts, History, Physical Education/Health, Foreign Language, and Computers and career pathways skills within the following Career and Technical Education Career Clusters: Business Management and Administration, Information Technology, and Marketing, Sales and Services.


Esports In Education

This FREE video workshop discusses the presence of esports in education as it relates to academic, competitive, and professional development opportunities within K-12 and higher education levels.

This Esports in Education video workshop engages directly with high school academic subjects including English/Language Arts, Math, Science, History, Physical Education and Health, and Computers and career pathways skills within the following Career and Technical Education Career Clusters: Education and Training.

Esports Event Management

This FREE video workshop provides a general overview of esports event management. General event management aspects are discussed, as well as esports specific content for what makes esports events unique.

This Esports Event Management video workshop engages directly with high school academic subjects including English/Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, and Computers and career pathways skills within the following Career and Technical Education Career Clusters: Arts, A/V and Communications, Business Management and Administration, Hospitality and Tourism..

This video workshop focuses on areas of event management as they relate to esports event structure, marketing, broadcast production, contingency plans, and facility management.

Information & Technology in Esports

This FREE video workshop outlines the different hardware and technology used within the esports industry, as well as esports specific content for what makes esports events unique. Concepts such as the basics of networking, key hardware for PC's and consoles, and the use of data in esports are covered. Additionally, the video workshop provides a brief overview of some of the emerging technology relevant to gaming and esports.

This Information and Technology in Esports video workshop engages directly with high school academic subjects including English/Language Arts, Science, Physical Education/Health, and Computers and career pathways skills within the following Career and Technical Education Career Clusters: Arts, A/V and Communications, Business Management and Administration, Information Technology, and Marketing, Sales and Services.

Business/Revenue Generation in Esports

This FREE video workshop discusses how esports operates as a business. Focusing on business management concepts such as esports revenue generation, marketing, organizational operation, and team management, this workshop provides insights into how esports operates as a commercial entity in the entertainment industry, as well as esports specific content for what makes esports events unique.

This Business/Revenue Generation in Esports video workshop engages directly with high school academic subjects including English/Language Arts, Math, Physical Education/Health, and Computers and career pathways skills within the following Career and Technical Education Career Clusters: Arts, A/V and Communications, Business Management and Administration, Finance, and Marketing, Sales and Services.

Communications & Digital Media in Esports

This FREE video workshop provides a general overview of communication and digital media within the esports industry. Within the video workshop the best practices of esports communication, digital media, and broadcast are covered. Additionally, different digital media and live streaming platforms are identified and explained.

This Communications and Digital Media in Esports video workshop engages directly with high school academic subjects including English/Language Arts, Physical Education/Health, and Computers and career pathways skills within the following Career and Technical Education Career Clusters: Arts, A/V and Communications, Business Management and Administration, Finance, Information Technology, and Marketing, Sales and Services.

Content Creation 101

This FREE video workshop discusses the basics and best practices of content creation within esports. Focusing on topics such as live streaming platforms, editing software, and how to best utilize content once it is created, this workshop provides insight into how to create and leverage content within the esports industry. Additionally, revenue generation and monetization of content is discussed.

This Content Creation 101 video workshop engages directly with high school academic subjects including English/Language Arts, Math, Science, Physical Education/Health, and Computers and career pathways skills within the following Career and Technical Education Career Clusters: Arts, Business Management and Administration, Finance, Information Technology, and Marketing, Sales and Services.