Michelle Laxton

Michelle is originally from New Jersey, but has been lucky enough to call San Diego home for many years now. Michelle has degrees in Communication Studies, Latin American Studies, and Nutrition Studies, and hopes to never stop taking classes and learning new things. Michelle has taught at HTM since 2016 and is grateful to spend […]

Mary Williams

This will be Mary’s 12th year at HTM. She enjoys teaching middle school because the students make her laugh and think every day!  

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 […]

Marco Aquinde

Marco came to High Tech Middle Chula Vista in 2018 and currently holds the position of 7th Grade Math/ Science Teacher. Prior to joining HTMCV, he served as a Resident Mentor in the first annual My Journey to College Grade 9 Summer Scholars Program at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has also taught […]

Kathryn Pond

Originally from Colorado, Katiemoved to Washington, DC to earn her Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University and then worked in education policy there, before joining DC Teaching Fellows to become a classroom teacher in 2012. In 2014, Katie and her cat Simba boarded a plane to America’s Finest City and never looked back. Joining […]