Tony Thomas

Hailed from the Keystone State, Pennsylvania, where I grew until my early twenties. Then started my journey west to start college, at the University of Montana, in Missoula. Earned a Bachelors of Science in Nursing, from Montana State University, in Bozeman. Along the way I studied ceramics in Missoula as well. That is where I […]

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 […]

Naiby Mencias

Naiby received her bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University in English with an emphasis on linguistics. After a couple years of working many different roles at High Tech Middle, she has found a great place where she can utilize her bilingual skills and provide support for spanish speaking parents at High Tech Middle Media […]

Mackenzie Moriarty

I’m so excited to start my 6th year at HTMMA with you all! I have a Bachelors in English from Loyola Marymount University and a Masters in Teaching from Point Loma Nazarene University. I have 3 California Teaching credentials: Multiple Subjects, Single Subject – English, and Mild/Moderate Special Education. I want to make sure you […]

Marc Shulman

My DP I was born in Israel.Most of my family is there except for my parents who are on the east coast (Maryland.)I moved to Maryland when I was only 3, but I still call Israel my home.I feel a certain overwhelming emotion come over me when I am there, I simply feel home. I […]

Kevin Donn

Mr. Kevin grew up in a military family, and moving all over the country and seeing how big the world really is sparked his passion for learning and exploration. Being the oldest brother of five siblings also established his role as a mentor at an early age, a responsibility and vocation he carried with him […]

Denise Nguyen

Denise is originally from St. Paul, Minnesota, where she received her B.A. in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities (Go Gophers!). She went on to live in Gwangju, South Korea teaching English to elementary students for a year before returning to the states to earn her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology at […]

David Gillingham

David is extremely passionate about designing, making and exploring the unknown. He spent 3 years working as a low voltage electrician, during which time he developed a great adoration of building, tinkering, and problem solving. He believes that the universe is an untapped well of knowledge just waiting to be consumed and looks forward to […]

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