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 […]

Matthew Chapman

“Wherever I lay my hat, that’s my home” ~Gaye, Strong & Whitfield That’s been me! Born in the United Kingdom a very long time ago, living on several continents, marrying a Brazilian wife, adopting children from different continents and finally ending up in San Diego. I am grateful that, after 2 other distinct careers and […]

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 […]

Guy MacLaury

In September of the year 1986, in a hospital in Glendale, CA, Guy MacLaury (me) was born. A lot of people ask why my parents would name me Guy, and the truth of it is that they didn’t have much of a choice. My grandpa is Guy, my dad is Guy, I’m Guy, and you […]

Conrad Farrow

Hello, my name is Conrad Farrow, but most people call me CJ. I have lived in California for most of my life, but moved to Idaho to attend Boise State University, where I earned my Bachelors in English Education. I am extremely passionate about reading, and using books as a way to explore unfamiliar ideas […]

Chris Olivas

Mr. Olivas grew up right here in San Diego. He loves traveling and has lived in many different places like Australia, Argentina, and recently in South Africa but always returns because San Diego truly is America’s finest city! As a San Diego native, he loves the outdoors and especially the ocean. In high school he […]

Vanessa Medellin

Vanessa received her undergrad in Psychology from Cal State San Marcos and is currently working towards her Masters of Education and teaching credential at the University of San Diego. She grew up in Indio California and loves to spend her free time there with her family. She enjoys going to concerts with her friends and […]

Shameeka Lewis

Shameeka Lewis is a school psychologist passionate about fostering educational resilience and wellness through strengths-based, culturally-affirming school psychology practices. Shameeka is an alumnus of The University of Texas in Austin, TX and San Diego State University in San Diego, CA. Shameeka finds joy through spending time with family, traveling, and dancing.

Roya Eskandar

Roya was born in Chicago, Illinois, but has spend a majority of her life here in sunny San Diego. She has completed her Associates of Arts in Humanities and is currently finishing up her Bachelors degree at Cal State University- San Marcos in Literature and Writing. As an Academic Coach, Roya has the opportunity to […]