Kevin Alberse has a unique professional background that combines the fields of education and business. Having spent years as a professional development consultant, designing and implementing programs and partnership initiatives, he was able to formulate an educational philosophy that is now reflected at the Richland Two Institute of Innovation. He has more than 10 years of experience in program design and implementation in both K–12 education and the private sector. Mr. Alberse has also worked in advertising, authoring a major campaign for the State of New York visitors bureau and for the Berkshire Theater Festival. Alberse earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Business Administration from Georgia College and State University.
As the director of R2i2, Kevin enjoys seeing students' excitement at the birth of a new idea.
His favorite quote is "Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. " -Harriet Tubman