Bard Early Colleges

Student Profiles

Olivia Winn

Olivia Winn '10

“I came out of BHSEC feeling much more confident in my own abilities, feeing like I had been given the tools to do whatever I wanted” VIEW MORE >>
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Our People

Faculty and staff at the Bard Early Colleges are highly qualified professionals who have a strong commitment to early college and liberal arts education.

Bard Early Colleges Administrative Team

Stephen Tremaine
Vice President for Early Colleges

Clara Botstein
Associate Vice President for Early Colleges

John Weinstein 
Dean of Early Colleges

Alexis Chartschlaa
Early College Fellow

Tina Moreno
Human Resources Manager

Ella Geismar
Program Associate

Demitris Marcano
Development Associate

AbiDemi Williams
Grants Associate

Alex Dymovsky
Data Manager


Our Faculty

Our faculty are active and accomplished scholars in their fields, who combine subject matter expertise with a passion for teaching adolescents.

Our Staff

Our staff come from the public and private sectors and are dedicated to supporting rigorous educational opportunities for secondary school students.

National Advisory Board

Alexandra Contreras
Senior Analyst, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Colgate-Palmolive
Bard Early Colleges parent
Andy Hamingson
Executive Director, St. Ann's Warehouse
Bard Early Colleges parent 

Margaret Hempel
Foundation Director, Gender, Sexuality, and Reproductive Justice, Ford Foundation
Bard Early Colleges parent 

Tessa Huxley
Executive Director, Battery Park City Parks Conservancy
Bard Early Colleges parent

Ben Iselin
Partner, McGuire Woods, LLP
Bard Early Colleges parent 

Charles Johnson 
Partner, Holland & Knight LLP; Trustee, Bard College 

Abe Lackman
Senior Officer, The Simons Foundation 

Beth Lief
Executive Director, Petrie Foundation; Former President, New Visions for Public Schools 

Matt Mallow
Senior Managing Director and General Counsel, BlackRock 

Gwen Adams Norton  
Former Senior Vice President, Wachovia Bank; Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellow 

Ray Peterson
Former Founding Principal of Bard High School Early College Manhattan and Newark

Carol Reich
Founder, Beginning with Children Foundation and Charter Schools 

Geoff Smith
Managing Partner, Ascent Biomedical Ventures; Senior Faculty, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 

Marquitta Torri Speller
Executive Director of Secondary and Collegiate Programs, Harlem Children's Zone

David Steiner
Dean, Hunter College School of Education; former New York State Commissioner of Education 

David Tsang
Senior Strategy Consultant, IBM
Bard Early Colleges alumnus