Claire LaBeaux is the Director of Communications for NASEF. She has helped raise awareness and impact of scholastic esports since the model “Orange County High School Esports League” was founded in 2018, and she has continued that role as the regional pilot grew to its current footprint as the North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF)with affiliates around the world. Claire amplifies the work of educators who leverage esports for combined play and meaningful learning. She also helps parents, administrators, and the esports industry understand the benefits of scholastic esports. Claire is a communicator and strategist with 20+ years of experience helping non-profits reach their goals by driving involvement and support. Her work spans STEM education and youth leadership organizations including NASEF, SciStarter, STEM Learning Ecosystems, US Army Educational Outreach Program, and Chief Science Officers.