Edge Factor Live at the Ignite Arizona Back to School Kickoff Event

  Edge Factor Team   |     July 27, 2022 |   5 minute read
Jeremy Bout at Ignite Back to school kickoff event in Arizona

President and Founder of Edge Factor, Jeremy Bout will be presenting live at Arizona Ignite Back to School Kickoff event.


The Ignite 2022 Back to School Kickoff event features keynote speakers, and Education Disruptors. This event provides inspiration for Mesa Public School CTE educators to reignite their passion for teaching and learning. 


Edge Factor’s President and Founder Jeremy Bout will provide a Keynote Presentation! In this live, high impact session, Jeremy will demo how the Edge Factor platform leverages the power of stories, skills, and technology to showcase the ways that CTE can move learners into a new world of work, skills, and opportunities. 

This marks the third stop on Edge Factor’s Tour to announce the launch of the latest Edge Factor platform. Ramping up for a quantum leap in technology to utilize the power of AI and Machine Learning, the new Edge Factor platform will deliver unparalleled workforce development solutions. This will help learners of all ages, from K-Gray, map their Career Journey like never before! Edge Factor Premium Members will get exclusive access to the beta version throughout the summer, as the new smart platform is released throughout the summer and fall 2022.


The event will take place live on location at the Mesa Arts Center and Westwood High School, in Mesa, Arizona on August 2, 2022. This event is about igniting the MPS Promise, that EVERY student in Mesa Public Schools is “known by name, served by strength and need, and graduates ready for college, career, and citizenship.”


The event also features a Keynote Presentation by Dr. Peter Liljedhal, Author and Educator at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC. 


On August 2, 2022 at 8:25  a.m. Jeremy Bout will showcase how Edge Factor tools are aligned with Mesa Public School’s Promise and the Portrait of a Graduate. Educators will discover how to weave the power of storytelling into every grade level as well as tangible ways to plug and play these tools into their classrooms for students to discover incredible CTE training programs and rewarding career pathways. 


In the afternoon, Jeremy will host a breakout session for the Career Exploration teachers and go over the new platform. Jeremy will demo how the Edge Factor platform leverages the power of stories, skills, and technology, showcasing the ways that CTE can move learners into a new world of work, skills, and opportunities.


In this session, people will learn:


  1. How Edge Factor works with schools and partners to inspire people to explore, prepare and connect on their career journey.  

  2. How CTE Programs can leverage Edge Factor’s methodology and tools to engage students, market programs, and grow relationships with local industry.

  3. How to use Edge Factor’s competency media and upcoming badges to fill CTE programs and apprenticeships.


As a critically acclaimed, award-winning filmmaker, public speaker, and entrepreneur, Jeremy Bout is passionate about helping communities tackle workforce development in their community.  Edge Factor inspires people to explore, prepare and connect on their career journey. "It all starts with a good story" and the Edge Factor platform is filled with diverse faces, voices, and stories that help learners see with new eyes, the careers that could be a great fit for them.


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