Erick Medina

Erick graduated from the University of California, Irvine in 2022 with a double major in English & Drama and a minor in Education. Before joining the High Tech family, he was working as an Outdoor Education Program Instructor where he taught and was a counselor to many six graders who ventured to YMCA Camp Marston […]

Ryan Hayes

Hi! My name is Ryan Hayes and I’m an IT Systems Manager at the High Tech North County and Mesa campuses. I’ve spent over 8 years in the IT industry, starting out as a computer repair technician and working my way up to being an IT manager. I was born in Mission Viejo, California and […]

Demi Climax

Hello! My name is Demaris Climax but I usually go by Demi. I am super excited to work at High Tech North County as the Director of Aftercare. I have been working in after school programming since 2009. On my free time I like to go to amusement parks, play video games, try new foods, […]

Jocelyn Ryan

Hi, my name is Jocelyn, and literally from birth (I’m a twin), I have been so lucky to find myself on some of the best teams of all time. Case in point- I’ve joined this brilliant Team here at HTMNC to support our world-changing Learners! I am most passionate about bringing people together, bridging gaps, […]

Renee Rojas

Renee graduated from Cal State San Bernardino in 2011 and earned her BA degree in Liberal Arts. With a passion for education, Renee pursued her graduate degree in Educational Counseling, along with a credential in Pupil Personnel Services. Before joining the High Tech High community, Renee gained experience working with youth in multiple settings as […]

Kelly Jacob

Kelly is a caffeine-based life form who has an unnatural obsession with tree sloths and pugs. It has been said that her laugh can be heard across campus. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego, where she competed on the inner-tube water polo team. However, she considers herself a bit of a rebel, […]

Joseph Acker

I go by just Acker no Mr needed. I truly love the world of project based learning because we all get to learn together! In my daily journeys I find myself thinking about project ideas…all…the…time. Being a design/maker-educator I get to be inspired by my students and the community every day. Bringing together elements of […]

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