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FETC Partners with Esports Association to Introduce Esports Sessions for 2020

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The National Future of Education Technology® Conference (opens in new tab) (FETC®) today announced a program partnership with the National Association of Esports Coaches and Directors (opens in new tab) (NAECAD) that will bring professional development content covering esports programs to FETC 2020. The sessions are part of the conference’s Future of Ed Tech Administrator track and are designed to give leaders an understanding of how to create, finance and manage successful esports teams and programs in their schools.

NAECAD is the primary professional organization for competitive esports coaches and directors at all levels of competitive play, including club, high school, college and professional. 

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In addition to the esports session content at FETC 2020, the conference’s Expo Hall will feature FETC’s first-ever Esports Arena, powered by CDW-G. The interactive arena will provide attendees an opportunity to engage in live game play and discover the types of equipment and furniture available to create high-quality esports facilities. They will also have opportunities to attend presentations and participate in demonstrations throughout the conference. 

FETC 2020 will take place from January 14-17 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Fla.  The conference will feature keynotes by Daniel Pink (opens in new tab) and Justin Shaifer (opens in new tab), along with the return of the popular TechSHARE LIVE! (opens in new tab), presented by Adam Bellow, Hall Davidson, Leslie Fisher and Kathy Schrock. For additional information and to register, educators and administrators can visit (opens in new tab) or call toll-free 1-800-727-1227.  Attendees are encouraged to register before December 7, 2019, to save up to $100 by securing the Early Bird rate.