Meet the staff members that are helping NFTE Bay Area run smoothly!

Alfredo Mathew, Director

Alfredo comes to NFTE Bay Area with 15 years of experience pioneering innovative approaches to public education. Alfredo's extensive experience developing authentic project based learning experiences and curriculum to support youth social and academic development has made him an effective teacher and leader in high poverty schools.  As an entrepreneur and former NFTE teacher himself, Alfredo brings a wealth of insight to our classrooms and to support our teachers' professional development.


Michelle Kliszewski, Development Director (Bay Area/LA)


Christopher Howard, Lead Program Associate


Dawn Fregosa, Manager, Programs (Bay Area)