Mike is a life-long lover of philosophy, rhetoric, literature, classical civilizations and classical music. After studying piano and composition in California and at the University of North Texas, he finally obtained his BA in Philosophy from the University of Texas in 2007. Before coming to Fusion, Mike taught high school English and music at an alternative school for ten years where he enthusiastically practiced the art of course customization.
Mike grew up in the DFW area but currently lives in Marble Falls, where after eleven years he has almost adjusted to small town living. He spends his free time playing with his two boys, studying for fun, and occasionally writing music. A firm believer in the essential role of a quality education to the happiness of the individual, he is thrilled to be teaching English and History at Fusion Academy.