Amanda Sylvester

Head of School

Amanda began working with Fusion in 2008, as a Math and Science Teacher and then as the Math and Science Department Head at the original Fusion campus in Solana Beach, CA. She then worked at the Mission Viejo campus, from 2010-2013, as the Master Teacher and Assistant Director. Amanda was born and raised in Western Massachusetts and after five years of living in sunny San Diego, she returned to the east coast to take on the role of Regional Director of Operations. In this role Amanda supported Fusion’s expansion on the East Coast and worked closely with all of the new schools in this region as they got up and running. After supporting the East Coast campuses through the new school opening process for 2 years Amanda transitioned into the Head of School role at the Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan. As a graduate of Fairfield University, in Fairfield, CT, Amanda was honored to be asked to open the Fusion Fairfield campus in 2016.

Amanda earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Physics and a double minor in Mathematics and Philosophy from Fairfield University. Prior to moving to California and working at Fusion, Amanda was a High School Physics and Chemistry teacher in Massachusetts.

Amanda’s favorite things to do are spend time with her family, travel to new places, go to the beach, and eat lots of chocolate!