Sophia Oller

Sophie is a chemistry teacher at High Tech High International. She graduated from UCSD with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry as well as minors in French, Theatre, and Education. She’s taught in the San Diego area since 2011 and received her teaching credential and Master of Education from UCSD. Sophie’s love of exploration has […]

Stephen Logan

I’m a lot of “things:” father, musician, artist, disc golfer, yogi, writer, son, brother, military veteran, baker, and teacher. All these things add to the experience and dedication I bring to the craft of teaching. I seek to be open minded to new information, input from colleagues, and feedback from students. I originally grew up […]

Sara Kennedy

I am from a very big family in a very small town in Michigan. I had a non-traditional education since I was homeschooled K-12. After graduating from Eastern Michigan University (with a B.A. in Spanish Education and a M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language) I’ve worked with students of all ages from kindergarten […]

Samantha Carrick

Sam is an educator, scholar, writer, and semi-proud Inland Empire dirt person. She loves learning about native plants, meeting new animal friends, and crafting– though her handiwork wouldn’t win any awards. Talk to her about old movies, celebrity gossip, and weird trivia, and you’ll be friends for life. She has her BA in English from […]

Raffelina Grano

Hello! My name is Raffelina. I’m excited to be part of the HTH GSE’s Teacher Apprenticeship Program this year. I’ll be teaching 9th grade Humanities with Carol at HTHNC. Before pursuing my teaching degree, I’ve worked as a barista, bartender, summer camp director, backpacking trip leader, community event organizer, cat caretaker, and ESL teacher. I’m […]

Nikki Gulck

Nikki grew up in Southern California, eating egg salad sandwiches on the beach and standing in center field waiting for the ball to come her way. She graduated from UCLA with a double major in Critical Gender Studies and Sociology and a minor in LGBTQ studies. After college, Nikki spent time exploring the west coast […]

Rachel Nichols

Rachel Nichols is from Bloomington, Indiana. Like most Hoosiers, she loves to watch and play basketball. If given the opportunity, she will try to convince you that basketball is the greatest game ever invented . Ms. Nichols moved to San Diego in the fall of 2008. Ms. Nichols did her undergraduate work at Indiana University […]