Joe Casamassima

Area Head of School


Wanting to be a teacher since early childhood, Joe graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Education.


He’s spent the last 20+ years working with a wide range of students, in many different capacities. He taught all subjects at an independent middle school for at-risk youth, managed an after school tutoring/learning center for teens and young adults working toward their GED, and worked one-to-one with students on the Autism spectrum through a specialized education program before coming to Fusion. Joe has been with Fusion Academy since 2012 and was the Head of School at our San Mateo campus and Tysons campus before becoming the Area Head of School.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • In the summer/fall of 2007 Joe spent several months walking across the United States (to raise funding and awareness for Multiple Sclerosis) and in the summer of 2010 crossed the country again on bicycle.
  • Then in the summer of 2010 crossed the country again (for charity) on bicycle.
  • Joe lives in nearby Dunn Loring, VA with his wife and children.