Ms. McPherron was born and raised in San Diego and is so excited to continue at High Tech Middle Mesa as an inclusion specialist! She left home to go to college at Northern Arizona University, where she lived for a few years after getting her Bachelor’s in Special and Elementary Education with a minor in Psychological Sciences. While she was gone, she taught in a variety of interesting places, including at a STEM school on the Navajo/Diné reservation in Arizona, and a Montessori-style school in Siena, Italy. She is now back in San Diego for good and is so glad to be home. When she’s not teaching, she loves reading at the beach, crushing trivia at her local pizza place, quilting, and going to the farmer’s market. As an inclusion specialist, she is passionate about teaching students to advocate for themselves and is looking forward to watching students become the best they can be.