Danielle is a recovering middle school teacher from Dallas, Texas. She is also a co-found and current Executive Director of the Texas Scholastic Esports Federation, a teacher-run, nonprofit esports organization serving Texas schools. As a Certified Google Innovator and Tech Coach, Danielle is working to bring Esports to K12 schools that focus on equity, inclusion, and citizenship. Danielle is passionate about designing equitable educational systems. She is a Certified Google Innovator and Coach working to bring Esports to K12 schools. Danielle wants to help schools design esports programs that focus on equity, inclusion, and citizenship. Danielle is a former host of the Esports Edu stream and podcast. She was featured in the October 2018 issue of Education Weekly and presented at ISTE in 2018 and 2019. Before teaching CTE courses, she was a digital learning coach, taught 6th grade World Cultures, 9th grade World Geography, and 11th grade U.S. History. Over her 15-year career. Danielle has a BA in journalism from Baylor University and an M.Ed. in Special Education from Texas Tech University.