Featured Consultant

Dagan McCarthy

Esports Advisor

About Dagan

Dagan is passionate about learning being meaningful to students.

He understands what makes Project Based Learning (PBL) effective for students, and he understands the challenges that can happen with implementation. Esports is another area that Dagan spends much time continually deepening his expertise. He has played on a development team and has participated in several competitive team based esports experiences. He is active in supporting League of Legends at his university. He frequently advises educators on their visioning and planning for esports and PBL.  As an undergraduate at Grand Valley State University, completing a degree in Language and Literature, Dagan provides ALP with a fresh perspective that brings balance and insight to our team.

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • PBL evaluation for strong student voice, agency, and authentic learning experiences (4 yrs)
  • Esports: player and team dynamics, history of several sports, and mechanical understanding of production (5 yrs)
  • Organizing and planning for esports structures and project based learning
  • Communication and empathy skills to guide educators in thinking through problem solving and visioning.