Shane Duenow

I am a graduate of the SDSU Applied Design School, with a focus in Woodworking and Furniture design. Before teaching at HTMMA, I worked as a bench carpenter in a small residential cabinet shop, an Assistant Project Manager at one of San Diego’s largest architectural millwork firms, and also designed and built custom furniture. I […]

Sabrina Dendle

Sabrina Dendle was born and raised in Chula Vista, CA making her a San Diego native. She received a B.A. in Sociology while minoring in Elementary and Secondary Education and received her teaching credential through her undergraduate career at Loyola Marymount University. She then enlisted in AmeriCorps as a City Year volunteer in Seattle, WA […]

Roya Eskandar

Roya was born in Chicago, Illinois, but has spend a majority of her life here in sunny San Diego. She has completed her Associates of Arts in Humanities and is currently finishing up her Bachelors degree at Cal State University- San Marcos in Literature and Writing. As an Academic Coach, Roya has the opportunity to […]

Matthew Gottilla

Matt seeks inspiration from the way good games function to design learning environments that promote student engagement, autonomy, and belonging. He is excited to bring his passion for hands-on, collaborative learning to the HTM Mesa team from New Jersey where he developed the middle school STEAM program for the Morris Plains School District and has […]

Mackenzie Moriarty

I am so excited to be teaching Humanities at HTMMA! I began my teaching career in New York City teaching 2nd and 4th grade but, after a few long winters, found myself longing to come home to San Diego. I started working at HTMMA as an academic coach in February 2018. When I needed to […]

Jean Catubay

As an educator, Jean’s core teaching values are centered around building authentic, meaningful relationships-to ourselves, one another, and the communities we are a part of. In a constantly evolving cultural landscape, she believes that education can be used as a vehicle for empowerment and activism. In the classroom, Jean enjoys learning with students and focuses […]

Gina Wickstead

Gina Wickstead has been a Language Arts and Social Studies teacher for 18 years and a teacher coach/mentor for 5 years. She received an undergraduate degree from The Evergreen State College, a Master’s in Teaching from Johns Hopkins University, a Masters in Education from University of Washington and a Masters in Educational Leadership from High […]