- Assistant Professor of Education
In 2011 Kern was named the states higher education representative to help guide the development of the national English language arts assessment system. Her work is part of two U.S. Department of Education Race to the Top assessment systems. The work is a collaboration of the state Department of Education, the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education and high school teachers.
Areas of expertise: comprehension instruction, learning, schools, teacher education in english language arts and literacy