Mike Kentz believes that when it comes to artificial intelligence (AI), the adults of today need to educate themselves so that they can lead the way for the youth of tomorrow. With a look back at the development of digital and media literacy, he recognizes the challenges of AI literacy for the next generation and encourages us all to not get lost in the maze.

Mike Kentz is an award-winning educator at Benedictine Military School with more than 15 years of experience in journalism and teaching. He currently leads an AI Exploration Program with select upperclassmen and hopes to develop a Self-Directed Learning Program for high school students leveraging AI technology. He is a graduate of Georgetown University, the Relay Graduate School of Education and Wilkes University and is a lacrosse coach as well as an avid basketball, tennis and pickleball player.