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 […]

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 […]

Pat Holder

Pat Holder is originally from Los Angeles, CA and has resided in San Diego since 2005. When he is not teaching Humanities at HTH he is likely spending time with his family, camping in baja or working on his house.

Michael Chin

Michael Chin graduated from UCSD with a major in Chemistry and a minor in Secondary Science Education. In his senior year of undergrad, he was introduced to the High Tech High Schools through student teaching 10th grade Chemistry at High Tech High International. The following year, he continued on site as the 12th grade Academic […]