Tatiana Watkins

I am so excited to be joining the High Tech community! I was born and raised in San Diego and I acquired my multiple subject teaching credential as well my Master’s in Education at San Diego State University – Go Aztecs!

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 […]

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 […]

Molly Bacon

Molly began her teaching career in Connecticut. She earned her Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree and Teaching Credential from the University of Connecticut. After teaching third grade for eight years, she pursued her interest in early childhood reading and earned her Sixth Year Degree to become a Reading Specialist. She then left the classroom to raise […]

Mandy Haas

Mandy is happy to be teaching 2nd grade for the 2022-2023 school year! Last year was her first year at High Tech, but she is not new to teaching. She taught 4th grade before moving back to 2nd grade. Before moving from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2018, Mandy taught 2nd grade in the […]

Marialejandra Ribbeck

Hi! My name is Mariale Ribbeck and I teach second grade here at High Tech High Elementary Chula Vista. I was born in Miami, Florida and attended the University of Florida where I attained my Bachelors in Special Education and my Masters in Early Childhood Education. While in school, I interned in several different classroom […]

Kelsey Cagatay

Ms. Kelsey is a San Diego native who grew up in Oceanside, CA. She is very excited to continue working on HTe’s 2nd grade team this year! This is her second year teaching 2nd grade at HTe. She loves the joy and learning that happens with students of this age. Before finding her home at […]