Starting his teaching career in New Zealand, Kern is presently the Director of Student Agency for EdTechTeam Inc. and Technology Integrator at Regional School Unit #19 in central Maine. He has provided support to educators for over a decade and has conducted professional development across the globe. He has always loved working with students with a special focus on having them teach others. He advises a student produced live tech support show broadcast at www.techsherpas.org. Maine’s Technology Teacher of the Year, he has brought his student presenters the Tech Sherpas to numerous conferences around the world.