Faculty and Staff

Faculty Intro Text

Consistent with the Bard MAT philosophy, each of our faculty members are active scholars in their disciplinary fields and maintain strong commitments to furthering the Liberal Arts and expanding educational opportunity in public schools. Field placements, approved employment, internships, and after-school placements with our campus partner Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) are supervised or supported by seasoned educators who share Bard’s academic values.



Academic Faculty



MAT Administration



HOLA Academic Staff

  • Sonia Salazar, High School Director
  • Nara Hernandez, Director of Visual Arts
  • Loren Rubin, Director of Leadership
  • Chris Cabrera, High School Coordinator
  • Cristina Vasquez, High School Coordinator
  • Tony Brown, Executive Director, Heart of Los Angeles