Sarah Barnes

As Ed Specialist Program Manager for the High Tech High Teacher Center 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 […]

Julie Holmes

As Director of Credentialing Operations, Julie Holmes oversees the High Tech High (HTH) Credentialing programs. She’s responsible for the ongoing management of the HTH Preliminary and Clear teacher credential programs; advisement, certification and compliance issues; and the development of new programs within the California credentialing system. Born in Louisiana and raised in Texas, Julie graduated […]

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 […]

Cecilia Nevarez

Prior to moving into her current position as Credential Analyst at the HTH Teacher Center, Cecilia spent the last 20 years acquiring experience in outreach education, program management, special education and social services. Cecilia joined High Tech High in 2011 with the opening of High Tech Elementary & Middle Chula Vista. She is proud to […]

Kelly Verburgt

Kelly is a Registered Dietitian from Minnesota. She worked in the High Tech High food service department in 2019-2020, while working towards her credentials, and is thrilled to come back full time. Kelly is currently working towards her Masters in Dietetic Administration through Utah State University, specializing in food service management. When she isn’t working, […]

Kristin Singh

Kristin was born and raised in Hawaii and remains an island girl at heart. She moved to California after high school to attend the University of California, Irvine where she earned a B.A. in Psychology and Social Behavior. She later earned her M.A. in Psychology from Humboldt State University, with an emphasis in School Psychology.

Shari San Agustin

I have had the pleasure of working in Special Education for over 30 years. In that time I have wore many hats and have enjoyed all the different roles working directly with children who have special needs to working behind the scenes with Admin Staff. Every opportunity to be a small part of helping students […]