Herson Mojica returns home to the Independent School Alliance as the Interim Executive Director. In his role, Herson functions as the chief executive officer for the organization, ensuring ongoing programmatic excellence, rigorous customer service for families and member schools, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, and public relations for the organization. Herson has over 15 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector. Prior to returning to the Independent School Alliance, Herson worked as Associate Director of Admissions at Vistamar School for six years where his focus was the success of the school’s student recruitment and recruitment programs, as well as the admissions process, student enrollment, and student ambassador programs, among other duties. Prior to becoming involved in private independent education Herson also worked in the areas of child advocacy, leadership development, and community relations. Herson has a passion for working with issues of diversity and multiculturalism within the education field and has long been an advocate for equality and inclusivity. He views the school admissions process as an opportunity to create long-lasting relationships with students and their families, so that together they can act as catalysts for change. Herson graduated from California State University, Northridge, with an undergraduate degree in English. He then received his Master’s degree in Human Development with a specialization in Social Change from Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena. He is currently attending the Chicago School of Professional Psychology working toward his doctorate in Applied Clinical Psychology. Herson is a fitness enthusiast as well as a voracious reader and writer; most of all he enjoys spending time with his son.
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Celebrities support the Impact Awards for The Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs (ISA). Established in 1985 by a group of Southern California school heads, The Independent School Alliance is an organization of 54 private, independent elementary and secondary schools that endeavor to increase their diversity. Over the past 14 years, The Independent School Alliance students have received nearly $70 million in financial aid from member schools. Celebrities Who Give host Erin Mooney interviews attendees supporting the Alliance including: Nick Cannon, Laurence Fishburne, Nina L. Shaw, Mary Beth Barry, Herson Mojica, Cole Thomas, Sandra Olmedo and Bob Riddle.