Cinthya Bakker

Director of Student Development



Cinthya earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of San Francisco and a Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law.


Before Joining Fusion, Cinthya worked briefly with non-profit legal organizations in Saint Louis and San Antonio. Cinthya also worked as a Calculus Supplemental Instructor and math tutor throughout her time in undergrad and law school. In these roles, she developed a passion for working with students, teaching them, and helping them plan to reach their goals.

Cinthya first joined Fusion in April 2011 as one of the first teachers at Fusion Academy Warner Center. While at Warner Center, Cinthya was Head of the Math Department and helped establish best practices in grading policies. In 2013, Cinthya left Warner Center to join Fusion Academy San Francisco where she eventually took on the role of Director of Student Development. She continued her Fusion career as Assistant Director at Fusion Englewood and Interim Head of School at Fusion Park Avenue. Cinthya is now back in Southern California and Director of Student Development at South Bay.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Hiking. Half Dome and full Dip Sea Trail are the favorites.
  • Running. Cinthya has completed several Half Marathons including Disneyland and Disneyworld; and one full marathon in San Francisco with more to come
  • Reading
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