Bret Leiberman, M.Ed.
Executive Program Director
Bret Lieberman is known for his love of music and education, and then blending the two to help his students reach their career and life goals. Bret adds 15 years of experience working as a special education teacher specializing in working with young adults on the autism spectrum and also adds 20 years of experience producing musical events throughout the Los Angeles and Santa Clarita Valley. Bret is the executive producer and creator of the Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness Arts and Music Festival. The Summer Meltdown is the only festival in the world that young adults with disabilities produce a concert side-by-side with real live concert music professionals in the entertainment industry.
Bret holds a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Cal State Bakersfield and a B.A Degree in Communications from Cal State Northridge. Bret was awarded Golden Valley High School’s first Teacher of the Year award in 2005. In 2010, he was named one of the Santa Clarita’s 51 most influential people by the Santa Clarita Signal and in 2014 was honored as one of the 40 under 40 awardees for making a difference in the community from the Magazine of Santa Clarita for making a difference Bret was also honored as one of Canyon High School's Most Influential Teachers.