Tracie Kulakowski

After raising her own children Tracie decided to pursue her passion to work in the field of mental health. Tracie considers it a privilege to support student’s social, emotional, and academic growth by helping them develop an inherent sense of value, worth, and authenticity. Tracie enjoyed the unique opportunity to share the experience of earning […]

Vanessa Medellin

Vanessa received her undergrad in Psychology from Cal State San Marcos and is currently working towards her Masters of Education and teaching credential at the University of San Diego. She grew up in Indio California and loves to spend her free time there with her family. She enjoys going to concerts with her friends and […]

Roya Eskandar

Roya was born in Chicago, Illinois, but has spend a majority of her life here in sunny San Diego. She has completed her Associates of Arts in Humanities and is currently finishing up her Bachelors degree at Cal State University- San Marcos in Literature and Writing. As an Academic Coach, Roya has the opportunity to […]

Samantha Cervantes

Sam was born and raised in Southern California and grew up with sunny days on the beach and family trips to the mountains–neither of which were too far away from home. She stayed local during college as she attended UCLA and earned her B.A. in Psychology while doing research in cognitive neuroscience. Following graduation, Sam […]

Renee Rojas

Renee graduated from Cal State San Bernardino in 2011 and earned her BA degree in Liberal Arts. With a passion for education, Renee pursued her graduate degree in Educational Counseling, along with a credential in Pupil Personnel Services. Before joining the High Tech High community, Renee gained experience working with youth in multiple settings as […]

Marla Malfavon

Hello, my name is Marla Malfavon and I am the 8th grade Education Specialist for HTMNC this year! I have been a part of the High Tech family for 5 years. I strongly believe that ALL students are capable of learning and making a difference in our world. I’m passionate about the work I do, […]

Matthew Chapman

“Wherever I lay my hat, that’s my home” ~Gaye, Strong & Whitfield That’s been me! Born in the United Kingdom a very long time ago, living on several continents, marrying a Brazilian wife, adopting children from different continents and finally ending up in San Diego. I am grateful that, after 2 other distinct careers and […]

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 […]