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Michael Bachicha

Teacher/Mentor

Michael Bachicha currently provides instruction in English / Language Arts and Social Studies and is enjoying working with students at Fusion.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Stanford University, a master’s degree in education from San Francisco State University, and a doctorate in education from the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education. He also participated in a summer at Oxford University where he presented on the topic of undiagnosed vision conditions in students that aren’t found using the typical eyesight screening and the impact on learning.  Michael is an experienced teacher with fourteen years of secondary classroom teaching experience, and he served sixteen years as a site, district, and county office administrator.  He is thrilled to be working with students again in the unique Fusion model.  

During his free time, Michael enjoys cooking, traveling, hiking, playing with his three dogs, reading about neuroscience and spending time with family. As a school principal earned $2500.00 for his school by having a haircut during the student lunch.  He also led a weekly Big Game, Stanford v. Cal, student team ‘Jeopardy’ during the lunch period.  

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