David Burrus




David Burrus holds a Masters of Education, a B.A. in English, and a teaching credential from the University of California, Riverside.


David Burrus has held a wide variety of roles within Fusion Academy since 2012. Most recently, he served as the Assistant Director for Palos Verdes. He has also provided crucial administrative support for Fusion campuses in Chicago and the Bay Area while also coaching and training new staff. Previously, he served in leadership roles at the Solana Beach and San Diego campuses. He is excited to help start this new campus in Minneapolis.

Before joining Fusion, he taught at public schools in Southern California and served as an English Department Chair before relocating to Germany to teach writing and co-lead an organization using the arts to bring attention to charitable work done across the globe.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • David enjoys long-form journalism, literature, movies, and stand-up comedy.
  • He is married and has a daughter who is starting 1st grade this year.
  • His travels for work took him across several European countries, as well as Ethiopia, India, and Nepal.
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