Kent has been teaching for 17 years, focusing primarily on language acquisition. Kent taught Spanish in Pennsylvania for 11 years, serving as a demonstration teacher at Julia Reynolds Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School and then as a master teacher at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School. In 2016, Kent joined Qatar Foundation as an English language learner specialist. Kent is finishing his time as the middle school academic support team coordinator for St. Johnsbury Academy Jeju in South Korea. Kent has facilitated professional development sessions on topics including digital storytelling for language acquisition, tiered units of instruction, differentiated instruction, interpersonal language use within the classroom, data-driven instruction, integrated performance assessments, and the use of technology to promote communication.