Taylor Hoff

Taylor is a San Diego native and graduate of CSU Stanislaus where she attained her bachelor’s degree in psychology with an emphasis in developmental psychology. She is currently enrolled at San Diego State University earning her master’s in education, and focusing on counseling. As an Academic Coach she enjoys helping students reach their fullest potential […]

Tony Thomas

Hailed from the Keystone State, Pennsylvania, where I grew until my early twenties. Then started my journey west to start college, at the University of Montana, in Missoula. Earned a Bachelors of Science in Nursing, from Montana State University, in Bozeman. Along the way I studied ceramics in Missoula as well. That is where I […]

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 […]

Naiby Mencias

Naiby received her bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University in English with an emphasis on linguistics. After a couple years of working many different roles at High Tech Middle, she has found a great place where she can utilize her bilingual skills and provide support for spanish speaking parents at High Tech Middle Media […]

Maxwell Cady

Max is passionate about pursuing the integration of collaboration, play, and curiosity into education. Max began his career in education working as an afterschool teacher, tutor and camp counselor. Max then worked for three years as a Learning Facilitator and Technology and Innovation Coordinator at the Liger Learning Center in Cambodia. The Liger Learning Center […]

Marc Shulman

My DP I was born in Israel.Most of my family is there except for my parents who are on the east coast (Maryland.)I moved to Maryland when I was only 3, but I still call Israel my home.I feel a certain overwhelming emotion come over me when I am there, I simply feel home. I […]

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 […]