Aaron Mersberg is a 1986 graduate of the Kamehameha Schools. He received his Bachelor's of Education degree from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa in December 1991 and began his teaching career at James Campbell High School in 'Ewa Beach, O'ahu.
In addition to teaching all levels of English (remedial to Advanced Placement) from grades 9-12, Aaron also served as a Staff Development Coordinator, Accreditation Coordinator, Class Advisor, Newswriting Advisor, Technology/Network Coordinator, and Budget Coordinator at different times during his tenure at JCHS.
In 1996, Aaron became a State Resource Teacher with the office of Advance Technology Research, and was part of the grantwriting team which submitted and received the Federal DOE Challenge Grant that provided initial funding of the Hawaii ESchool project. In addition to helping implement the project at the program level, he also piloted one of the first online courses titled "Shakespeare Online".
In 1997, Aaron began working with the Kamehameha Schools on their pilot project for Distance Learning, and joined the Schools full-time in November 1999 as an Instructional Designer for the Distance Learning Department.
In August 2004, Aaron became the Kamehameha Schools Interim Strategic Focus Coordinator, Ho'omohala Kaiaulu - 0 to 8 Initiative.
Aaron currently serves on the Board of the Pan-Pacific Distance Learning Association, the planning committee for the Native Hawaiian Education Association (NHEA) Annual Convention, is active with his church, and enjoys spending free time with his family. Aaron is an avid reader and enjoys singing as well.