Sargent Rehabilitation Center has announced the appointment of David A. Kane, Esq. as its new Vice President of the Regional Resource Center and Consultant Group. In his new position, Kane, an expert in education and disability law, will be responsible for developing and directing a comprehensive resource center for the New England region that will serve as a model for excellence in education, professional training, public policy initiatives, technical assistance and family support services. A native New Englander and a graduate of Boston College, Kane obtained his law degree from New England School of Law and brings over 25 years of experience in education policy matters and extensive administrative experience in designing, developing and implementing innovative programs that address existing and emerging needs within the legal and education professions. He has served in an executive capacity overseeing management of multi-million dollar grants and contracts between various federal, state and local agencies in legal and education professions. His background includes founder and Director of the Rhode Island Center for Education and Policy, Chief Policy Analyst, Legal Interagency Coordinator Rhode Island Department of Education and Rhode Island Technical Assistance Project, Adjunct Professor of Johnson & Wales University, Rhode Island College and New York State Department of Education – Contractor – Office of Appeals.