Lauren Avery

Head of School



Lauren Avery holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from NC State and Appalachian State University in education and leadership, respectively. She is also a licensed teacher and curriculum specialist in the state of North Carolina.


Prior to Fusion, Lauren worked in a variety of schools including Title 1, Head Start, private, and charter schools as a teacher, division head, and admissions director. Lauren joined the Fusion team to launch the Raleigh campus in 2019.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Hiked Angels Landing solo in Zion National Park
  • Is an avid stand-up paddle boarder
  • Loves the mountains and beach equally - Raleigh is the perfect place to call home!