Ken Franson graduated in 1972 from Oliver Wolcott Regional Vocational Technical High School in Torrington, Connecticut. He then attended Central Connecticut State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Arts Education in 1976 and a Masters Degree in Industrial Arts Education in 1978. Ken worked at EASTCONN from 1977-1988 with high school special needs students teaching automotive service and repair. In 1988 he moved to Wolfeboro, New Hampshire and began working for the Governor Wentworth Regional School District and continues in that position today. In 2000-2001 Ken attended the regional Cisco Academy instructor training and in 2000 he began the first semester of the Cisco Academy curriculum at the Lakes Region Technology Center. The Cisco Academy curriculum has served as the foundation for the Computer Networking program, providing numerous opportunities for students to gain exposure and develop skills in the information technology field. Outside of the classroom Ken is a certified level two PSIA ski instructor and works weekends and holidays teaching kids how to enjoy the sport of skiing.