Tiffany Arnaldo

Don’t ask Tiffany where she’s from unless you have time to chat! She grew up an Air Force “brat”, moving every 3-4 years. Tiffany spent the majority of her formative years overseas (Bonn, Germany & Brunssum, Netherlands). Tiffany graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1993 and spent 12 years active duty, first as […]

Susana De La Pena

My name is Susana, I grew up both in Mexico and San Diego. I am new to HTHNC this year. I worked at HTHCV and HTECV, 5 years ago for the after school program, and now I am part of the teaching credential program at the High Tech High learning academy. I graduated from SDSU […]

Samantha Cervantes

Sam was born and raised in Southern California and grew up with sunny days on the beach and family trips to the mountains–neither of which were too far away from home. She stayed local during college as she attended UCLA and earned her B.A. in Psychology while doing research in cognitive neuroscience. Following graduation, Sam […]

Renee Lupien

Renee is a San Diego native, growing up in Poway, CA she graduated from CSUSM with a BA in Literature & Writing in 2014. As soon as she turned in her final paper, she embarked on the Pacific Crest Trail, PCT, a trail stretching from Mexico to Canada that is over 2,600 miles. Having never […]

Montse Kevan

I was born in Mexico City, but since my family moved to Tijuana when I was 3 years old, I’ve always considered myself a proud Tijuanense. In words of Nortec Collective “Tijuana makes me happy.” I love the border life. The most traveled border in the world, where growing up meant having two languages, two […]

Jocelyn Flores

(HTENC & HTMNC) Jocelyn was born and raised in Mexico City. She came to the United States 20 years ago and has lived in North County since. She first came about High Tech High when she was looking for an innovative teaching style for her younger brother and sister to prosper from. 7 years later […]

Johnnie Lyman

Johnnie Lyman is a third generation Alaskan who has found herself in sunny San Diego! She went to college in a small town in New Mexico, where she earned a BS in Geology. After a year working for the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources mapping the beautiful rocks near Taos, she began […]