Ruby Rodrigues

Ruby Rodrigues attended the University of San Diego and was fortunate to experience studying abroad in Viña del Mar, Chile and Guadalajara, Mexico. She graduated from USD with a B.A. in Liberal Studies and a concentration in the Spanish Language and Latin American cultures, as well as a BCLAD teaching credential. Ruby’s first years teaching […]

Raquel Baumgardner

Hello friends! My name is Raquel Baumgardner and I’m a 1st Grade Teacher and Inclusion Specialist at HTeCV. I was born in Caracas, Venezuela and moved to San Diego with my family when I was five years old. In January of 2015, I was hired at HTeCV as an Academic Coach in Kindergarten, then went […]

Rhea Manguil

Rhea absolutely loves teaching High Tech Elementary Mesa. She has been with High Tech since 2007 and continues to thoroughly enjoy growing and learning as a teacher, mother, and human being. She earned her teaching credential at San Diego State and recently earned a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership at the HTH Graduate School of Education. […]

Rizelle Murallon

Hello families and visitors! My name is Rizelle Murallon, and I am so excited to continue my work with the High Tech High organization, as a first grade teacher! A little bit about myself: I grew up both in the Bay Area and in Sacramento, but always had a love for San Diego’s beautiful weather […]

Lydia Callis

Lydia Callis is a transplant from Michigan, where she was born and raised, then attended Western Michigan University (WMU) to acquire her undergrad in English Literature with a Spanish Language Minor. Post graduation, she took her BA to sunny San Diego. In her former life she worked to improve transportation for the elderly and disabled, […]

Jamelle Jones

Jamelle Jones is a teacher who learns from her colleagues, her students, and her community. After completing her B.A. in Literature/Writing at the University of California, San Diego, Jamelle stayed at UCSD to receive her M.Ed in Teaching and Learning and Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. She later received her second M.Ed in Educational Leadership from […]