Paul DeFrancesco

Paul graduated from California State University San Marcos with a degree in Social Sciences in 2015, and completed his Single-Subject teaching credential in Social Science and a Master’s in Education, Teacher Leadership, from National University in 2020. Paul has worked in an educational setting since 2015, teaching in a variety of settings and content areas. […]

Tiffany Arnaldo

Don’t ask Tiffany where she’s from unless you have time to chat! She grew up an Air Force “brat”, moving every 3-4 years. Tiffany spent the majority of her formative years overseas (Bonn, Germany & Brunssum, Netherlands). Tiffany graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1993 and spent 12 years active duty, first as […]

Susana De La Pena

My name is Susana, I grew up both in Mexico and San Diego. I am new to HTHNC this year. I worked at HTHCV and HTECV, 5 years ago for the after school program, and now I am part of the teaching credential program at the High Tech High learning academy. I graduated from SDSU […]

Sandy Nuno

Sandy Nuño is excited to be the Site Manager for High Tech Middle Mesa. In 2013 Sandy was the Aftercare Manager for High Tech Elementary and High Tech Middle on our North County Campus. Prior to joining the High Tech Mesa team, Sandy worked as a preschool teacher in Los Angeles. She also worked for […]

Renee Lupien

Renee is a San Diego native, growing up in Poway, CA she graduated from CSUSM with a BA in Literature & Writing in 2014. As soon as she turned in her final paper, she embarked on the Pacific Crest Trail, PCT, a trail stretching from Mexico to Canada that is over 2,600 miles. Having never […]

Montse Kevan

I was born in Mexico City, but since my family moved to Tijuana when I was 3 years old, I’ve always considered myself a proud Tijuanense. In words of Nortec Collective “Tijuana makes me happy.” I love the border life. The most traveled border in the world, where growing up meant having two languages, two […]

Jocelyn Flores

(HTENC & HTMNC) Jocelyn was born and raised in Mexico City. She came to the United States 20 years ago and has lived in North County since. She first came about High Tech High when she was looking for an innovative teaching style for her younger brother and sister to prosper from. 7 years later […]