Ayako Harashima

Campus Director

MAT and CA Clear Teaching Credential


Ayako holds three Bachelor's degrees (one in German Literature and two in Arts), a Master's degree in Teaching, and a California Clear Teaching Credential from universities in Italy, Japan, and United States.


Prior to joining Fusion, she taught at both public and private schools in the Bay Area as well as different parts of the world. Along with some veteran Fusion SF staff members, she has been serving the Fusion community ever since the SF campus opened in 2011. As the Campus Director, she currently oversees all campus operations and supports staff, students, and families in various capacities.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Climbed Mt. Everest
  • Participated in the European Lacrosse Championship
  • Loves making large scale paintings in plein-air - check out my paintings in my office!