Kalia Popp Merritt

Special Education Lead


Kalia has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Indiana University. While there, she focused on developmental psychology and executive functioning disorders.


While in school, Kalia worked as a Teaching Assistant in the Psychology Department. She also worked for as a writing tutor in the Student Center for two years.

After graduating, Kalia worked as a preschool teacher in Indianapolis, IN before moving back to her hometown of Plano! Before coming to Fusion Kalia taught in Pre-K classrooms, preparing young minds to go off to Kindergarten.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Traveled to 32 countries!
  • Loves TV and talking to others about the different shows she loves!
  • A true crime junkie