LOS ANGELES

CALL FOR LA EDUCATORS!
APPLY NOW TO JOIN THE TEACHER COHORT FOR THE 2018-2019 G4C STUDENT CHALLENGE

Los Angeles teachers in middle and high schools within LAUSD are invited to apply to join the G4C Student Challenge cohort of teachers for the 2018-2019 school year.

All educators must complete the following application form to be considered for the program.

Deadline to Apply is August 20, 2018

  • 20+ new educators will be selected to join the 2018-2019 LA cohort.
  • Accepted educators who are new to the program will receive two days of PD on September 17 and 18 in game based learning and training in how to integrate a Serious Game Design curriculum into their classes. (PD will take place in September 2018 (exact date/location to be announced soon).
  • In addition to 20+ new cohort teachers, all educators from last year’s cohort are invited to rejoin the program and will be automatically accepted after completing the above application form.
  • Returning educators will be asked to join a half day afternoon on September 18.

CHALLENGE TIMELINE

JULY 2018

TEACHER APPLICATIONS OPEN

LA teachers can apply for PD in game design and to join the LA Student Challenge cohort.

AUGUST 2018

TEACHERS APPLICATIONS CLOSE

Deadline to submit Teacher applications in August 20, 2018.

SEPTEMBER 2018

TEACHER PD

20+ new educators receive 2 days of PD in how to teach game design and integrate the Serious Game Design curriculum into their class(es).

Date:  September 17 and 18 / Location to be announced soon!

FALL 2018

CHALLENGE LAUNCH (OCTOBER)

Game design courses launch in cohort schools.

WINTER 2018

STUDENT COMPETITION PORTAL OPENS (FEB 1)

Students can submit original digital games to the Student Challenge competition.

SPRING 2019

COMPETITION DEADLINE & JURY PROCESS (APRIL 1)

Deadline for students to submit games.

Games are evaluated through a rigorous jury process.

JUNE 2019

AWARDS CEREMONY & PRIZES

Winners are announced and prizes awarded during an awards ceremony.

All finalists are invited to demo their games as part of an Awards Showcase.

PARTNERS

CITY PARTNERS

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INTERESTED IN BECOMING A PARTNER?

Games for Change is expanding the Challenge program for 2018 – 2019 and seeking both national and local partnerships. For information on how to get involved, email studentchallenge@gamesforchange.org.