Shane Duenow

I am a graduate of the SDSU Applied Design School, with a focus in Woodworking and Furniture design. Before teaching at HTMMA, I worked as a bench carpenter in a small residential cabinet shop, an Assistant Project Manager at one of San Diego’s largest architectural millwork firms, and also designed and built custom furniture. I […]

Sabrina Dendle

Sabrina Dendle was born and raised in Chula Vista, CA making her a San Diego native. She received a B.A. in Sociology while minoring in Elementary and Secondary Education and received her teaching credential through her undergraduate career at Loyola Marymount University. She then enlisted in AmeriCorps as a City Year volunteer in Seattle, WA […]

Nichole Wimberly

Nichole graduated from San Diego High School where she focused on accounting & finance through the schools business program. After high school, she obtained her Associates Degree in Arts with an emphasis on Social and Behavioral Sciences from Grossmont College. Following graduation, Nichole pursued her love for education and children by applying to Cal State […]

Michelle Fleming

Michelle was born and raised in the small farming town of Brawley, California. She earned her BA in Art History from UCLA and worked as an Interior Designer until having children. After having kids, she decided she wanted to work more with youth and adults to help them find their passions and contribute to society […]

Matthew Gottilla

Matt seeks inspiration from the way good games function to design learning environments that promote student engagement, autonomy, and belonging. He is excited to bring his passion for hands-on, collaborative learning to the HTM Mesa team from New Jersey where he developed the middle school STEAM program for the Morris Plains School District and has […]

Lynne Titcomb

Lynne earned both her BA degree in Sociology and her MA in Education from the University of California San Diego. After receiving her teaching credential, she worked in the Oceanside School District. Prior to joining HTMNC, Lynne taught fourth grade in Encinitas. She believes that every student is capable of learning and she is passionate […]

Mackenzie Moriarty

I am so excited to be teaching Humanities at HTMMA! I began my teaching career in New York City teaching 2nd and 4th grade but, after a few long winters, found myself longing to come home to San Diego. I started working at HTMMA as an academic coach in February 2018. When I needed to […]

Maribeth Brown

Maribeth is a Southern California native who began her education career teaching communication courses and coaching speech and debate at the college level. After over a decade of teaching at the college level, she was introduced to Montessori education and fell in love. This inspired her to make the move to teaching middle school at […]