Ryan Gallagher

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Ryan Gallagher is a Project Director within the Center for Research on Equity & Innovation at the High Tech High Graduate School of Education. He coaches improvement science projects within HTH K-12 schools, co-facilitates a networked improvement community focused on college, career and civic readiness, and directs the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Early Implementation […]

Ruth Smith

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I am excited to continue my work with the High Tech High organization, as a coordinator for our English Language Learners! A little bit about myself: I came to America when I was four years old and grew up in the Bay Area. I come from a huge and loving family. I knew early on […]

Rodrigo Arancibia

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Rodrigo Arancibia is a native of San Diego and triple alumnus from San Diego State University where he earned his BS in Kinesiology, Single Subject Teaching Credential and MS in Educational Leadership with an administrative credential. He has spent the last decade working in education as an after-school program leader, teacher, and district coordinator. In […]

Betty Hua

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Betty Hua is a Project Manager for the Center for Research on Equity and Innovation where she supports the CARPE College Access Network and the CARE 8th Grade On-Track Network. Betty’s passion for equity stems from her experiences growing up in City Heights in San Diego. Prior to joining the HTH GSE, Betty worked at […]

Anthony Rayos

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Anthony Rayos joined the HTH GSE in October of 2020 as the Logistics Manager for the 8th Grade On-track Program. As a supportive role to the program, Anthony handles all logistics involved in event planning, travel, meetings, and ensuring that all administrative needs are met so that the program functions at full potential. Previous to […]

Cate Challen

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Cate Challen is an educator and improvement coach working within the Center for Research on Equity & Innovation. Prior to joining High Tech High’s Graduate School of Education, Cate taught high school mathematics, biology and physics, following a ten year career in biotechnology. During her career as a mathematics educator, Cate emphasized student-centered instructional techniques […]

Yekaterina Milvidskaia

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Yekaterina Milvidskaia is a Math specialist and improvement coach working within the Center for Research on Equity & Innovation. She coaches teachers that are part of the Mathematical Agency Improvement Community (MAIC), a network of 18 southern California schools working to abolish the phrase “I am not a math person.” Prior to joining High Tech […]

Stacey Caillier

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Stacey Caillier Ph.D. is Director of the Center for Research on Equity and Innovation and the Deeper Learning Hub, where she supports research and networked improvement work within and beyond the HTH schools. She has been with the GSE since its inception in 2006, previously serving as the Director of the Teacher Leadership M.Ed. program […]

Sofia Tannenhaus

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Dr. Sofía Tannenhaus is an Improvement Coach with the CARPE College Access Network at High Tech High’s Center for Research on Equity & Innovation. Motivated by her background, nearly all of Dr. Tannenhaus’ research has sought to improve educational outcomes for low-income Latino students. She has immersed herself in work with various organizations and institutions […]

Mari Jones

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Mari Jones is the Project Co-director of the Deeper Learning Hub, a national practitioner hub whose mission is to spread deeper learning practices and ensure that more students across the country are achieving deeper learning outcomes. She is co-leading the Share Your Learning Campaign which aims to focus on spreading a small set of practices […]