Nikki Szudlo

Ms.Nikki is one of the second grade teachers at High Tech Elementary Explorer. Raised in Rochester, NY where she earned her Dual Bachelor’s in Childhood Education and Sociology with a minor in dance. In NY she obtained her NYS teaching credentials. Post graduation, she moved to California when she accepted a position with Teach for […]

Makenzie Alexis Brito

I spent my childhood in Sacramento before attending UC San Diego, where I majored in Human Development and minored in both Education Studies and Literature/Writing. I played on the women’s soccer team throughout my four years at UCSD, which was an amazing experience that I’m incredibly grateful for. After finishing undergrad, I earned a Master […]

Lily Chenault

Hello! My name is Lily (they/them/theirs) and I am a second year teacher at Explorer! I grew up in Ohio, attending college at Miami University. After graduation, I moved to San Diego in 2021 and have loved it here since! I currently have a B.A in Early Childhood Education, a 4-5 Certification, a certificate in […]

Sukmal Turner

I was raised in a family of 7, in a small town called Valley Center. I am also a Cupeno Indian from the Pala Band of Mission Indians. I went to the University of Dallas and received both my Bachelors in Education and my Texas teaching license. In addition, I obtained my California teaching credential […]

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