Individual Workshops (Direct to Consumer)

Press Release

Access Alliance for Education releases a series of esports workshops for individual gamers developed by esports subject matter experts Esports Development and Growth Enterprise (EDGE)

Beyond just playing games, these workshops enable individuals to improve their knowledge in esports and gain an understanding of potential esports career pathways while earning digital badges - perfect for the back to school season!

July 26, 2022 – In partnership with Esports Development and Growth Enterprise (EDGE), a scholastic esports consulting firm, Access Alliance for Education (AA4E), a leading developer, publisher and supplier of esports curriculum, esports workshops, and esports programming has released a series of esports workshops for individual esports gamers and their parents:

  • Introduction to Esports

  • The History of Esports

  • Introduction to Careers in Esports

  • Global Presence of Esports

  • Esports in Education

  • Esports Events Management

  • Information and Technology

  • Business/Revenue Generation in Esports

  • Communication and Digital Media in Esports

  • Content Creation 101

Each of these esports workshops engages individual learners via videos, a slide deck and a digital quiz, which if passed with a grade of 70 percent (70%) or higher out of one hundred percent (100%), will earn the learner a digital badge.

These esports workshops were developed in partnership between AA4E and esports subject matter experts 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 collegiate student organizations to complement the academic and competitive teams at the university.

“Since we founded EDGE, our goal has been to develop and grow the knowledge and skills of those interested in esports,'' said Chris Scroggins, CEO and Co-founder of EDGE. “The engaging content in these esports workshops helps provide participants with a better understanding of esports, while also providing valuable information that can be applied in future academic opportunities and across a variety of careers. We are excited to begin the distribution of esports content through our tremendous partners over at Access Alliance for Education, and look forward to continuing to provide meaningful content for individual learners for years to come.”

“As a leading developer, publisher and supplier of esports curriculum, esports workshops, esports program development and STE(A)M education solutions, allowing individual learners to take their passion for esports and grow their understanding of the industry and potential career pathways is central to our mission” said Dan Linville, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President at AA4E. “We look to partner with the best esports subject matter experts from both a competitive and academic sense to provide a full and rich asynchronous esports workshop experience. We are excited to partner with EDGE on other esports content, programming and projects in the future.”

Included in the purchase of the workshops are the following:

Individual Purchase: Individual purchase enables thirty (30) day access to the learner resources including a Slide Deck, Video(s), and access to the Digital Badge Quiz. The thirty (30) day access begins when the individual purchases the course.

These workshops are available for individual purchase only and make a great gift for any gamer interested in esports.

Pricing is $49.95 per workshop for the individual learner.

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About Access Alliance for Education:

Access Alliance for Education (AA4E) is an independent, value-focused coursework accelerator. AA4E works with instructors, departments, and institutions to bring independently authored, value-focused course related texts, materials, videos, resources and solutions to improve the learning process for students and institutions globally.

Access Alliance for Education is leading developer, publisher and supplier of esports curriculum, esports workshops, esports program development/consulting and STE(A)M education solutions.

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About Esports Development and Growth Enterprise (EDGE):

EDGE consulting company was founded at the end of 2019 to assist academic institutions who were implementing esports programs. EDGE develops and grows the esports industry through high-quality consultation, deliverables, and experience-driven expertise. The company works with entrepreneurs, entities in education, and non-endemic companies looking to enter the esports landscape to help integrate esports into their organizational operations. EDGE educates individuals while providing solutions and support to bolster esports-related ventures. Historically, EDGE has worked on projects that involve the comprehensive development of esports programming. These projects have tasked EDGE with creating academic & competitive programming, developing best practices for esports event and facility management, and the formation of esports business ventures.

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  • Twitter: @ConsultWithEDGE

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