Chess2Learn exists to provide:
1) Program Consulting to individuals, schools, and communities to develop lasting scholastic chess initiatives.
2) Professional Development and Resources for Educators.
3) Leadership Training for those who want to improve the skills of the staff within their chess organization.
As a National Chess Education Consultant, Jerry Nash has worked with schools and communities across the country to develop chess programming and introduce chess to educators. Over the past 17 years he has addressed teachers and parents in such places as New York, Washington D.C., Michigan, Louisiana, Texas, and Tennessee. In addition, he is regularly invited to present at local, state, national, and international education conferences.
In addition to teaching high school English and college composition, his experience includes working with university education departments to train student teachers and provide continuing education in chess at such locations as the University of Texas at Brownsville and Tennessee Tech University. In 2013-2014, Jerry led professional development for over 150 teachers in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System. He is now consulting with the Alabama State Department of Education to implement a pilot chess in the schools initiative.