Cinthya Bakker

Director of Student Development

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 most recently as Interim Head of School At Fusion Park Avenue.

Before Joining Fusion, Cinthya earned a Bachelor’s from the University of San Francisco, a Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law, passed the California Bar Exam, and 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, for teaching them, and for helping them plan to reach their goals.

During her free time, Cinthya enjoys running, reading, and exploring. She has completed several Half Marathons including Disneyland and Disneyworld; and one full marathon in San Francisco with more to come. She’s just as big a fan of other marathons too: Star Wars, Harry Potter; Doctor Who. She’s always up for a baseball game too. Go Cards!!