Kristin Komatsubara

Kristin Komatsubara is a teacher and life-long learner, earning her B.S. in Education from USC, M.A. in Curriculum Design from UCSD, and currently pursuing her doctoral degree in educational leadership. Kristin began teaching with High Tech High in 2007. She was a founding staff member, mentor, and director for High Tech Middle North County and […]

Marisol Franco

Marisol Franco-Flores has taught Spanish at High Tech High Chula Vista since 2008, teaching grade levels 9-12 in all-inclusive language learning environments. While at HTHCV, Marisol has been able to develop her skills as a language teacher in a PBL environment, implementing projects that have given students the opportunity to develop their own language skills […]

Sarah Barnes

As Ed Specialist Program Manager for High Tech High Charter Schools Sarah supports Inclusion and Special Education programs across the sixteen High Tech High schools and works with the High Tech High Teacher Center to implement professional development, coursework, and mentorship for new Ed Specialist teachers. Sarah joined High Tech High in 2007 and has […]

Yoli Soler

Yoli grew up in the San Joaquin Valley surrounded by vineyards, cherry orchards, tons of cows, and of course her familia. She attended UC Davis and earned a degree in Sociology and Spanish with a minor in Chican@ Studies. Yoli launched her teaching career in Sacramento. She moved down to sunny SoCal in 2008, and […]

Curtis Taylor

Curtis Taylor is originally from Greenville, South Carolina. He has earned his B.A degree in Elementary Education from Clemson University (Go Tigers!) and his M.Ed. in STEAM Education from the University of San Diego. Currently, he is in the final stages of completing his Doctorate of Education through the University of California, San Diego and […]

Diana Cornejo-Sanchez

Diana started her educational journey as a high school Humanities teacher with San Diego Unified. She then had the opportunity to be a founding teacher of High Tech High Media Arts, where she taught and mentored new teachers for over ten years. After teaching, she joined the University of San Diego’s Jacob’s Institute for Innovation […]

Eric Chegala

Dr. Chagala graduated from UCLA with a degree in International Relations and received his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. He serves as the Founding Principal of Vista Innovation & Design Academy and has been with the Vista Unified School District for 15 years. In 2013, Dr. Chagala was awarded as “Vista Unified […]