Teacher/Mentor, Humanities Department Head
Giselle relocated to northern Virginia from Puerto Rico with her husband, her two boys, her two dogs and her cat two years ago. She also joined the Fusion Alexandria team two years ago when it opened. She teaches, Spanish, History, Psychology, Wellness and Life Skills. She is a native Puerto Rican who was born and raised in the island. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the College of New Rochelle in New York and Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of New Haven, in Connecticut. Upon completing her Master’s degree in 1991, Giselle worked in the psychology field in CT for a number of years. In 1998, she moved back to Puerto Rico with her family where she worked at the island’s biggest psychology firm for five years. In 2003, she jumped at the chance to teach at her alma mater, Robinson School, one of the top private schools in the island. During her tenure she enjoyed the opportunity to share in the education process of her two boys. She taught middle and high school social studies and a variety of social science classes in both English and Spanish, for 13 years. During this time she worked with both the regular and learning disability program.
Giselle’s greatest prides are her two sons, her oldest is now an alumni from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY and presently works as a Software Engineer for a small company in Mclean, Virginia, and her younger son is a high school junior in Fairfax County and an avid soccer player.
When not working, Giselle is a dedicated soccer mom and enjoys watching movies and television shows with her husband.