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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Daveon Smith

Mr. D is a Los Angeles native who enjoys traveling and trying new foods. In his spare time, he can be found binging his favorite show, watching movies or choreographing dances. He is a co-sponsor of HTMMA’s Black Student Union and enjoys coming to work everyday, educating the youth and growing alongside them.

Braden Philips

Education does not stop when students graduate high school or walk out of the classroom after a period ends. It does not stop when the school day is over. Education is a life long endeavor that doesn’t live only in textbooks. My purpose is to engage students in a holistic education through projects focused around […]

Angee Sieckman Mutter

As a second-generation San Diego native I have been blessed to grow up in and around “America’s Finest City.xe2x80x9d The daughter of an elementary school librarian, I avoided an early call to teaching and graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a degree in Journalism. I spent the next few years working for nonprofits, becoming […]

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 […]

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 […]