Brynn Vayda

Brynn Vayda moved to San Diego after spending a few years teaching at a Science and Technology school in Denver, Colorado. Brynn’s favorite part of educating is building a strong classroom culture where students can learn about each other and the world they live in. Outside of school, Brynn loves to cook, hike, and spend […]

Elyce Jenkins

Elyce Jenkins is from San Diego, California. After serving six years in the Marine Corps Reserves, she attained a Bachelor of Arts in English from San Diego State University. She is an impassioned reader and writer and loves introducing her students to the potential that literature has to validate human experience and to inspire us. […]

Conner Houghtby

I’m Conner and this is my second year teaching ninth grade physics at High Tech High Mesa. Before coming to HTHM I worked at the University of San Diego in the Departments of Physics & Biophysics and Chemistry & Biochemistry as a laboratory technician for six years, where I mostly worked in labs fixing and […]

Chris Wakefield

Chris Wakefield is an innovative educator who has over 20 years of educational experience. Chris brings a creative way of thinking to education focusing on student engagement.  He has developed more than 20 projects, while teaching Math and Physics at High Tech High that allowed students to design and build authentic, practical real-world products that […]

Andrew Gloag

Andrew was born in a small mining village in the North East of England. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Oxford where he specialized in Nuclear Physics and Optics. He earned his doctorate at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, where he studied Fiber Optics and the Physics of […]