About Us

Kershner Educational Development Group helps organizations, institutions of higher education, non-profits, and schools develop eLearning capacity and creative programming solutions to meet stakeholder needs.


Our vision is to help organizations make positive contributions in learners' lives through:

  • Effective and accessible education and training using industry-recognized instructional design and development models
  • Digital and print resource creation
  • Learning Management Systems (LMS) hosting and administration
  • Customize and leverage open-source platforms like Moodle and WordPress to achieve learning goals
  • eLearning development, and
  • Consultation on developing cultures of safety for children and vulnerable populations

Our goal is to create a better world by building things that help people learn.

We combine an interdisciplinary skill set in higher education, international humanitarian aid, project management, qualitative research, visual design, eLearning development, editing, writing, and storyboarding to achieve a broad end-to-end package of customized services.

Jon R. Kershner, Ph.D.

Managing Director | Learner-in-Chief

Jon is an instructional designer, professor, and eLearning developer who lectures internationally on spirituality and social justice issues. He has managed and developed learning experiences and programs in non-profit organizations and in higher education. He has managed training development for international NGO consultancies, and he has developed eLearning content for an online health learning company. He has been published by PalgraveMacMillan Press, Oxford University Press, Brill Publishers, Cambridge University Press, De Gruyter Publishers, and Routledge Publishers. He can also be found at www.JonRKershner.com.

Russell Hugo, Ph.D.

Instructional Design | Media Specialist

Russell is an educator, mixed-method researcher and developer who has over 15 years of experience assisting departments in higher education, non-profit organizations and K-12 educators with technology-based pedagogy training and resource development. His doctoral research examined computer assisted language learning (CALL) for less-commonly taught and indigenous languages, as well as sociological and policy based factors that relate to healthy programs and successful student experiences. He has over two decades of professional experience with web design and multimedia production.

Rob Hugo

Web Development | Media Creation

Rob has 16 years experience working in web development, e-commerce, video production, computer support and networking. Working exclusively with Linux servers and a passion for open-source applications, he is experienced with most popular CMS and LMS solutions. Rob also has a firm background with security and accessibility. He can create custom solutions for most any challenging scenario.

We are educators and multimedia technicians skilled in:

We have worked with:

Consultation and development for online education and eLearning. Including digital resource creation, curriculum development and best practice training for the safeguarding of children and vulnerable populations.

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