Kevin Brown is a licensed Career Technical Education instructor (college and high school), mentor teacher and Director of Global Education & Training in a joint position with the Orange County (CA) Department of Education and the North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF). A Master’s Degree candidate in Educational Administration, Kevin is also a life-long gamer, and sees his job as the perfect linkage between parents, educators and administrators, helping them cross the seemingly impossible divide between video game play and all of its inherent scholastic and social emotional merits. His current projects include setting up scholastic esports clubs around the globe, fostering international education collaboration through the administration of several US Dept. of State grants in the Middle East & North Africa, China and Southeast Asia, and developing international affiliations with innovative partners like Cedar College in Pakistan. He will be conducting a session on EdTech Tools at CSTEC.