Portrait of Joan Bernard

Joan Bernard

Information technology faculty member, Hennepin Technical College


Joan Bernard is committed to educating up-and-coming IT employees at Hennepin Technical College in Brooklyn Park. She serves as IT division chair, championing the college’s Higher Learning Commission accreditation work and college-wide assessment initiatives, and on the Academic Affairs and Standards Council, representing her division in discussions of articulation agreements, transfer pathways, and concurrent enrollment

For the Summer 2020 term, Bernard partnered with education nonprofit Genesys Works to offer a course in IT to underserved high school students.