Heather McKinney

Director of Homework Café


Heather earned her Bachelor’s degree is from LaSalle University in Elementary/Special Education and American Studies and her Master’s degree is from Arcadia University in Education and History.


She has been part of the Fusion family since 2012 after teaching at a public school in Pennsylvania for four years. She began her Fusion journey as a humanities teacher at the Fusion Warner Center campus. Then she helped open the Park Avenue campus as its first history and English teacher and became the History Department Head. In 2014, she moved to Morristown, NJ to help open the Morristown campus as the Master Teacher and served for four years as the Head of School. During her time at Fusion, Heather became a regional trainer to support the Wellness, Community Minds, and New Fusionite Orientations. She loves facilitating trainings and helps bring out the best in others by leveraging their talents and gifts.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • The fifth generation of teachers in her family stemming back to a one-room schoolhouse in Connecticut; teaching is in her blood!
  • Holds a second degree black belt and earned a spot on the 2004 U.S. Taekwon-do Team with whom she competed at the World Championships in South Korea
  • Unable to turn down a dance party or karaoke and loves to play outside, especially with her dog, Sir Templeton.
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