Tara Samuels

Tara grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area before pursuing a degree in Wildlife and Biodiversity Conservation at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Here her love of the outdoors grew exponentially. When she wasn’t in a lecture hall, bio lab, or out on the trails, you could find her perched under a tree watching […]

Taya Chase

Taya Chase grew up among the redwood trees in Humboldt County, northern California. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a minor in Art from San Diego State University in 2011. She worked in the San Diego Superior Courts for several years before pursuing her Teaching Credential in Mathematics from SDSU. Taya […]

Stephanie Antin

Stephanie is an LA native who spent 15 years in television news and won multiple Emmy awards. She founded her first company in 2004 and then started her own marketing company in 2016. Stephanie specializes in brand awareness and engagement through social media for schools and non-profits. Stephanie’s three children have grown up in the […]

Sarah Strong

Sarah Strong loves middle schoolers! She taught 6th grade math/science for six years, grades 9-12 math for eight more years at the High School and just recently returned to be the interim director at HTM. She also works for the High Tech High Graduate School of Education, teaching Math Methods and Advanced Math Pedagogy courses […]

Ryan Urie

Ryan is a Tenth-grade Inclusion Specialist at High Tech High Point Loma. He is a San Diego native who graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelors’s in American History. Ryan ran Cross Country and Track at Syracuse University and now coaches at Cuyamaca Community College. He has his Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction Design at […]

Nicholle Wyatt

Hi everyone!! My name is Nicholle Wyatt. I grew up on an 80-acre farm located outside Portland, Oregon. A first generation college student, I attended Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon where I was a nationally ranked handball player (it’s like racquetball, but you use your hands) and graduated with a Mass Communications degree. After […]