Aliza Cohen—art specialist for grades K, 2nd, 5th, and middle school electives—can often be seen up on a ladder, hanging displays of her students' works throughout the halls of the lower school. She holds a BA in art from U.C. Santa Cruz, an MFA in painting/drawing from Boston University, and an art teaching credential from Mills College. This is her third year at BHDS. "The spirit of art is project-based learning at its best," she says. "Watching students make discoveries about themselves through the artistic process is what I love about being a teacher..."