Kurt Olson

Kurt is an avid technology enthusiast who’s passion for learning and technology led him to start his career in EdTech in 2009. Kurt is a San Diego native, born and raised in Chula Vista. He attended school at the University of California, Santa Barbara for his undergraduate degree and San Diego State University for his […]

Mark Touchstone

Mark was born in the Blue Ridge mountains of Asheville, North Carolina. After earning a Bachelors of Science in Outdoor Experiential Education at Appalachian State University, he migrated west in search of sunsets and alpenglow. Mark is passionate about getting students outside to foster a better understanding, appreciation, and connection to the natural world. For […]

Carl Landegger

Carl Landegger was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil and lived most of his life in New York City. He earned a BA in Marketing and Graphic Design at St. John’s University and two masters degrees from the School of Visual Arts in both Design for Social Innovation and Art Education. He has a passion […]

Timothy Wetsell

Tim was born outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has lived most of his adult life in Washington, D.C. He earned a BA in English from Allegheny College before earning an MA from Columbia University’s Teachers College in Teaching of English. Stemming from an interest in our relationship with technology and a firm belief in an informed […]

Guillermo Burgos

Guillermo was born and raised in Calexico, CA and graduated from Calexico High School in 2008. He earned a BA in Political Science from the University of San Diego before earning his MA in Education from National University. His experience working with students from disadvantaged and underperforming schools throughout the years has taught him how […]

Hannah Limon

Hannah Limon is a San Diego native and grew up in National City, CA, and in the Otay Mesa area, which is technically in San Diego. Fun fact: she is a fellow alumna of High Tech High Chula Vista! When she graduated from HTHCV, she thought, “Hmm, maybe one day I can come back to […]

Charity Payten

Charity was born and raised in the exciting city of Cleveland, Ohio! At Kent State University, she earned a BA in Middle Childhood Education with a concentration in Science and ELA. Charity has spent the last 6 years in Charleston, South Carolina. She loves going to the beach, snowboarding, and hanging out with her German […]

Brett Garner

Brett hails from the east coast, born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia. Brett’s formal pk-12 learning experience was with Fairfax County Public Schools. From 2005 – 2010, Brett dualed as a scholar and an athlete at James Madison University, located in Harrisonburg, Virginia (Go Dukes!). Brett served in many education roles before taking the jump […]